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Ravensdale

Ravensdale

(2014)
(The second book in the Scoundrel Emile Dubois series)
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For those who love a satire which at the same time draws them into the adventure.
When the group of highwaymen, headed by the disgraced Earl Ravensdale hold up the hoydenish Isabella Murray's coach, she knocks one of them down and lectures them all on following Robin Hood's example.
The rascally Reynaud Ravensdale - otherwise known as the dashing highwayman Mr Fox - is fascinated by her spirit.
He escaped abroad three years back when he fell under suspicion of shooting a friend dead after a quarrel. Rumour has it that his far more respectable cousin was involved. Now, having come back during his father's last illness, the young Earl has largely lost hope of clearing his name of murder, living as an outlaw as he is, and having sworn to protect someone else who was involved in the quarrel.
Isabella's ambitious parents are eager to marry her off to Ravensdale's cousin, the next in line to his title. The totally unromantic Isabella is even ready to elope with her outlaw admirer to escape this fate - on condition that he teaches her how to be a highwaywoman herself.
This hilarious spoof uses vivid characters and lively comedy to bring new life to a theme traditionally favoured by historical novelists - that of the wild young Earl, who, falsely accused of murder by the machinations of a conniving cousin and prejudged by his reputation, takes up life as an outlaw.
'Ravensdale' is a fast paced, funny and light hearted read from the writer of 'That Scoundrel Emile Dubois', and follows the adventures of Emile Dubois' equally roguish cousin just prior to the outbreak of the French Revolutionary Wars. It can be read as an independent novel.

 
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Paperback Editions

May 2014 : UK Paperback
Title: Ravensdale
Author(s): Lucinda Elliot
ISBN: 0-9927361-2-9 / 978-0-9927361-2-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Elliot
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Kindle Editions

April 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Ravensdale
Author(s): Lucinda Elliot
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