Friday, February 15, 2013

A Rose in Jeopardy

A Rose in Jeopardy is #100 in the Pink Collection and was published in January 2013. Rosella's aunt has died and the new guardian visits with a rakish friend. Rosella runs away to London to escape his advances and a handsome stranger helps her find a job with a Venetian Contessa! At a masked ball there, she meets once again with the handsome stranger but is horrified when she learns he is the son of her new guardian!!

This cover is identical to Bantam #125, The Dawn of Love. http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2009/12/dawn-of-love.html

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Love Conquers War

Love Conquers War is #99 in the Pink Collection and was published in December 2012.  The Earl of Monthurst comes home after Waterloo to find his estate grossly neglected. He is prompted to help by the late vicar's daughter, Raina Locke, but is undecided whether he'll stay or travel abroad until she takes him over the estate and introduces him to his tenants.

This cover is identical to the UK copy of The Secret Fear. http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2010/04/secret-fear.html


Wednesday, February 13, 2013

A Prayer for Love

A Prayer for Love is #98 in the Pink Collection and was published in November 2012. Dalma Wickham, trying to leave Athen for England, learns that the boat won't allow her dog on board! In despair, she hides in a yacht owned by an Englishman, hoping that he'll convey her home. He is the Earl of Ravenscraig and on a mission to free a girl from white slave traders!

This cover is an original, as far as I can tell. It's very pretty with our heroine wearing a black lace dress. I like her short, sassy haircut, too! The hero is elegant in modern evening wear, even though this story is set in 1880!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

The Duke is Deceived

The Duke is Deceived is #97 in the Pink Collection and was published in October 2012. Princess Zelda of Brienz is being pressured to marry and she visits her cousin Johann for advice. She shares the idea that she may not be the daughter of the prince, but of the Duke of Milverden! His advice is to visit England and find out once and for all if that is the truth!

This cover is identical to the UK copy of The Unknown Heart. http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2010/05/unknown-heart.html

Monday, February 11, 2013

Joined by Love

Joined by Love is #96 in the Pink Collection and was published in September 2012. Lady Lucilla Welton lives with her Aunt Maud, who is trying to marry her off to a rich Texan! She really likes the Marquis of Castlebury, but he doesn't seem to even notice that she's around until a painting of Lucilla becomes the rage of Paris!

This cover is identical to the UK copy of Armour Against Love. http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2010/01/armour-against-love.html

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Love and the Gods

Love and the Gods is #95 in the Pink Collection and was published in August 2012. Queen Victoria sends the Duke of Sherbourne on a very secret mission to Greece. He meets Princess Thalia at the top of the Parthenon and convinces her to not commit suicide after he learns she is being forced to marry a Russian prince.

This cover is identical to Bantam #183, A Rebel Princess. http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2011/01/rebel-princess.html

Saturday, February 9, 2013

The Queen Wins

The Queen Wins is #94 in the Pink Collection and was published in July 2012. Tarena is the child of Prince Ivan of Karlova who married her mother, a daughter of an earl. She didn't know until after his death that he was a ruler and her royal destiny is to marry the next ruler of Karlova!

This cover is identical to the Camfield #5,  A Miracle in Music. http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2011/01/miracle-in-music.html

Friday, February 8, 2013

The Mountain of Love

The Mountain of Love is #93 in the Pink Collection and was published in June 2012. Kayla's parents have died and her mother's dying wish is for her to go to her grandfather, who she has never met due to his being estranged from her parents. Her grandfather isn't too happy since he hated his son's marriage, so he quickly marries Kayla to his neighbor's son, the Viscount Roth. A wedding trip to Nepal shows them that an arranged marriage can bring love!

This cover is identical to Desperate Defiance. http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2010/01/desperate-defiance.html

Thursday, February 7, 2013

They Touched Heaven

They Touched Heaven is #92 in the Pink Collection and was published in May 2012. Temia Brandon is ready for her London season after finishing school, but finds that her father's situation causes her to marry someone rich and sooner than she wishes. She meets a horrible man, and then a nice one, and then a handsome but unpredictable one!!

This cover is identical to the UK copy of For All Eternity. http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2012/05/for-all-eternity.html

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

The Winning Post is Love

The Winning Post is Love is #91 in the Pink Collection and was published in April 2012. Lord Waincliffe breaks his bridle while out riding and gets help from Rosetta Stourton. He is interested in her because of her resemblance to his sister and asks her to impersonate her during a visit from a nearby neighbor. They hope to convince their neighbor to help finance a racecourse that will help the area prosper!

This cover is identical to the UK copy of Love is Forty. http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2010/03/love-at-forty.html

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

A Shooting Star

A Shooting Star is #90 in the Pink Collection and was published in March 2012. Flavia Linwood travels to London for her season but secretly hears a plan of her father, who is a courtier to Queen Victoria, to marry off the Earl of Haughton to her because he feels Lord Haughton is too close to the queen!

This cover is identical to Jove's Touch a Star. http://www.amazon.com/Touch-Star-Barbara-Cartland/dp/0515059617

Monday, February 4, 2013

Love and the Clans

Love and the Clans is #89 in the Pink Collection and was published in February 2012. The Duke of Barenlock is being pressured to marry a rich American heiress entirely for her fortune. In despair, he takes a walk and meets Sheinna, the daughter of his enemy clan! They become friends and are determined to end the feud between their clans once and for all!

This cover is identical to the UK book, Blue Heather. http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2010/01/blue-heather.html

Sunday, February 3, 2013

A Miracle of Love

A Miracle of Love is #88 in the Pink Collection and was published in January 2012. Prince Nicolo of Vienz is being pressured into marrying and when the latest lady is in love with another, he decides to visit Venice where he finds Sacia escaping from a house and realizes that she is everything he is looking for in a wife but royal!

This cover is identical to Bantam #120 Free from Fear.http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2009/11/free-from-fear.html

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Secret Love

Secret Love is #87 in the Pink Collection and was published in December 2011. Wenda is trying to keep Creswell Court going while her brother is in London, but they are both dismayed when the Prince of Wales announces that he's coming for a visit! They can't afford it but come up with a crazy scheme that brings love to both!

This cover is identical to the UK cover of A Gamble of Hearts. http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2009/06/gamble-with-hearts.html

Friday, February 1, 2013

Search for a Wife

Search for a Wife is #86 in the Pink Collection and was published in November 2011. Regency beau the Marquis of Milverton is being pestered by his family to marry. He complains to his friends who are all having the same trouble and a duke creates a challenge: go into the country in disguise and find a suitable girl who will love you without knowing you have a title and fortune!

This cover is identical to Bantam #128 The Prude and the Prodigal. http://barbaracartlandbooksandcoverart.blogspot.com/2009/12/prude-and-prodigal.html