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The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest

The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest (Hardback)

By Dickerson, Melanie

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Swan Lake meets Robin Hood when the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant by day becomes the region's most notorious poacher by night, and falls in love with the gamekeeper.Jorgen is the gamekeeper for the wealthy margrave, and he is in pursuit of the poacher who has been kill...ing and stealing the margrave's game. When he meets the lovely and refined Odette at the festival and shares a connection during a dance, he has no idea that at night she is the one who has been poaching the margrave's game.Odette is caught up in a ring of black market sellers of poached animals. She thinks the game is going to feed the poor, who are all but starving, both in the city and just outside its walls. However, most of the animals are being sold by the greedy leader of the ring--her stepfather. When Odette discovers what he is doing, she threatens to expose him, putting herself in great danger.The gamekeeper finds her poaching one night and shoots her, wounding her. When he realizes who she is, he hides her to keep her from being executed by the margrave and also to protect her from her stepfather. Jorgen and Odette will band together to stop the black market poaching ring . . . as they fall in love. But what will the margrave do when he discovers his gamekeeper is protecting a notorious poacher?
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ISBN 9780718031992
Released NZ 15 Sep 2015
Publisher Thomas Nelson Publishers
Format Hardback
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Series Medieval Fairy Tale (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9780718031992
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Thomas Nelson Publishers
Imprint Thomas Nelson Publishers
Released 15 Sep 2015
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Dickerson, Melanie
Series Medieval Fairy Tale (part: 1)
Category General & Literary Fiction
Myth & Legend
Romantic Fiction: Historical
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 142mm
Height: 218mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 812.6
Weight 408g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress FICTION / Romance / Historical / General, Women outlaws - Juvenile fiction, Foresters - Juvenile fiction, Poaching - Juvenile fiction, Middle Ages - Juvenile fiction
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade