Scandalous Risks (Starbridge Series #4)

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In the overheated 1960s in the English town of Starbridge, young Venetia Flaxton edges closer to a love affair with Neville Aysgarth, who is Dean of the Cathedral and old enough to be her father. His hidden emotional past and her moral conflict in the present lead them deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the human heart and soul.

As Venetia Flaxton edges closer to the threshold of a love affair with the Dean of the Cathedral--a man old enough to be her ...

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In the overheated 1960s in the English town of Starbridge, young Venetia Flaxton edges closer to a love affair with Neville Aysgarth, who is Dean of the Cathedral and old enough to be her father. His hidden emotional past and her moral conflict in the present lead them deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the human heart and soul.

As Venetia Flaxton edges closer to the threshold of a love affair with the Dean of the Cathedral--a man old enough to be her father--his hidden emotional past and her moral conflict lead them deeper into the mysteries of the human heart and soul. A powerfully moving novel set in the turbulence of the 1960s. "Passionate."--Entertainment Weekly.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Venetia Flaxton, an intelligent but desultory young woman, details her affair with the 61-year-old dean of Starbridge Cathedral in this fourth of Howatch's Church of England series. ``A commanding novel of substance and heart,'' said PW. Howatch ``treats romance, sex, love and religion with the seriousness and humor of the best 19th-century novelists.'' (Dec.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780449219829
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/28/1991
  • Series: Starbridge Series , #4
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 985,937
  • Product dimensions: 4.50 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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