|Title:||Charmian, Lady Vibart (The Broad Highway #2)|
"Charmain, Lady Vibart" is a novel dealing with many of the characters made famous by Jeffery Farnol in "The Broad Highway", and the action takes place twenty years after the final episode of that book. Charmain, now in the wary forties, is still a great beauty and not afraid to gamble live and honor in a game of sinister peril. Young Richard Vibart, son of Sir Peter and Lady Charmain, receives in Paris a challenge from a famous duelist whom Richard has slapped for speaking lightly of the boy's mother. Ahem Sir Peter hears of it he hurries to Paris, while Charmain, with a plan of her own, follows secretly.
Mr. Farnol's latest novel, describing the joy's and tribulations which parenthood has brought to the well-loved Charmain and Peter of "The Broad Highway" in a fast-moving narrative which is replete with action and suspense. The scene of this absorbing Farnol romance is London, Paris, Kent and Sussex. [Suggest a different description.]
Author Bio for Farnol, John Jeffery
Jeffery Farnol (10 February 1878 – 9 August 1952) was a British writer since 1907 until his death, known for writing more than 40 romance novels, some formulaic and set in the Georgian Era or English Regency period, and swashbucklers, he with Georgette Heyer founded the Regency romantic genre.
He published his first romance novel My Lady Caprice in 1907. The success of his early novels led Farnol to become a professional writer. He produced around 40 novels and volumes of stories, and some non-fiction and children's books. His last book was completed by his second wife Phyllis.
Two of his early books, The Amateur Gentleman and The Broad Highway, have been issued in a version edited by romance novelist Barbara Cartland. The Amateur Gentleman was adapted for British film in 1920 and 1936, American film in 1926.--Wikipedia.
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