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Monday, June 20, 2011

Teaser Tuesday: The American Heiress: A Novel by Daisy Goodwin

hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading ~

The American Heiress: A Novel
So far, this rule had been observed absolutely; no one from the house would go near the beach while the red flag was flying, but this morning as she surfaced from one of her seal-like plunges underwater, Cora saw a figure coming down the path to the beach. Her poor eyesight meant that she could not see the figure clearly, but from the black and white of his clothes it could only be Bugler.

~ page 317 “The American Heiress: A Novel" by Daisy Goodwin

About the Book (from Amazon):
Be careful what you wish for. Traveling abroad with her mother at the turn of the twentieth century to seek a titled husband, beautiful, vivacious Cora Cash, whose family mansion in Newport dwarfs the Vanderbilts’, suddenly finds herself Duchess of Wareham, married to Ivo, the most eligible bachelor in England. Nothing is quite as it seems, however: Ivo is withdrawn and secretive, and the English social scene is full of traps and betrayals. Money, Cora soon learns, cannot buy everything, as she must decide what is truly worth the price in her life and her marriage.

:) I always look forward to reading everyone's teasers! ~ Wendi

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Brooke from The Bluestocking Guide said...

This sounds intriguing!!

Here is my teaser

Anonymous said...

I love the descriptions used here. Nice

Here's mine: http://tfwalsh.wordpress.com/2011/06/21/teaser-tuesday-say-cheese-medusa/

Colleen said...

Great teaser! The time period and characters sound really intriguing - it's definitely a book I'll be adding to my TBR pile.

Jules said...

Great teaser! :)

I have this one to read but over here in the UK it has the title - The last Duchess but the exact same cover!

Kyanara_BJD said...


What a fantastic teaser!
I am really curious towards this book.
Have a wonderfull day!
Kyanara from The Life of a BookAholic

Gigi Ann said...

That was a nice teaser, leaving me wondering what will happen.

Thanks for visiting my TT post today.

Mystica said...

Sounds good and interesting!

Beth F said...

I bet I'd like this book. Good teaser.

Unknown said...

I like that cover .. very beautiful and mysterious :-)

quirky girls said...

I'm glad you added the summary of the book. I'd like to read this one.

Margot @ Quirky Girls Read

Anonymous said...

I have a feeling she's in big trouble!

Here's my tease:http://diannehartsock.wordpress.com/my-blog/

Anonymous said...

I have a feeling she's in big trouble!

Here's my tease:http://diannehartsock.wordpress.com/my-blog/

Anonymous said...

Sounds like a book I would want to read. Nice teaser.


Heather said...

Another great teaser from this book. Thanks for visiting, and for "friending" me on GFC. :)

Lisa said...

Sounds like someone's in trouble! Good teaser.

My teaser is here.

And check out my giveaway - Win a copy of Pale Demon

Sally said...

Great teaser! Sounds really good. I have My Last Duchess by this author on my tbr pile.

Sonia Lal said...

interesting! someone is breaking the rules.

mine: http://storytreasury.wordpress.com/2011/06/20/teaser-tuesday-midnights-daughter

love the header and background!

Julie @ Read Handed said...

Sounds like she is about to be caught in an indecent state. Given the time period, that means that her ankles might be showing! Gasp! Great teaser. Thanks for sharing. If you get a chance, my teaser is here.

CHRISTIE said...

I’ve had my eye on this book for quite a while, so I loved reading a teaser from it. Thanks so much for sharing & visiting my teaser!

I’m a new follower :)

Moxiereviews said...

That's a good teaser!I probably would not have picked up the book to read if you didn't have your Tuesday Teaser. Thanks!!

Irene said...

Now I need to know about the red flag, it sound very interesting. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

Like the teaser!

Thanks for visiting mine :)

KB said...

Interesting teaser.

gautami tripathy said...

What a wonderful teaser! Wanna know more!

Here is my Teaser Tuesday: The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger post!

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