The Fortune Hunter

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  • Hardcover
  • 622 pages
  • The Fortune Hunter
  • Daisy Goodwin
  • English
  • 22 April 2018
  • 0755348095

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The Fortune Hunter In 1875, Sisi, the Empress of Austria is the woman that every man desires and every woman envies Beautiful, athletic and intelligent, Sisi has everything except happiness.Bored with her dutiful Empress life in Vienna she comes to England to hunt She comes looking for excitement and she finds it in the dashing form of Captain Bay Middleton Then years younger than her, Bay has everything to lose by falling for a woman who can never be his, for he is promised to Charlotte But Bay and the Empress are reckless as each other, and their mutual attraction is a force that cannot be denied THE FORTUNE HUNTER tells the true story of a nineteenth century Queen of Hearts and cavalry captain, and the struggle between love and duty. Free Download Kindle ePUB The Fortune Hunter author Daisy Goodwin – passionbusiness.co.uk

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13 thoughts on “The Fortune Hunter

  1. Erin says:

    Find this and other reviews at aren t many novels available to those interested in the nineteeth century Austo Hugarian Hapsburgs so I was understandably ecstatic to learn that author Daisy Goodwin was fictionalizing a chapter of their complex history I m not exaggerating, there was some pretty embarrassing fangirl like squealing the day I got my hands on The Fortune Hunter and that is not something I admit lightly So what happened How did a piec Find this and other reviews at aren t many novels available to those interested in the nineteeth century Austo Hugarian Hapsburgs so I was understandably ecstatic to learn that author Daisy Goodwin was fictionalizing a chapter of their complex history I m not exaggerating, there was some pretty embarrassing fangirl like squealing the day I got my hands on The Fortune Hunter and that is not something I admit lightly So what happened How did a piece that generated so much initial enthusiasm garner a paltry two star rating I ll be happy to explain, but you might want to make yourself comfortable and I urge you to proceed with caution as illustrating my opinion requires references that may spoil your experience with the novel.Looking back on The F...

  2. Lori says:

    Well, I m not sure what to think about this on one hand, it s a juicy potboiler of a read, a high class beach novel about an overwrought love triangle in Victoria s England On the other hand, a lot about it just annoyed me So here is what I learned from this novel, which I m giving three stars, but two and a half is probablyaccurate 1 Always a sucker for a book with a beautiful cover, this one does not disappoint even though it highly resembles alovely one Horan s Under the W Well, I m not sure what to think about this on one hand, it s a juicy potboiler of a read, a high class beach novel about an overwrought love triangle in Victoria s England On the other hand, a lot about it just annoyed me So here is what I learned from this novel, which I m giving three stars, but two and a half is probablyaccurate 1 Always a sucker for a book with a beautiful cover, this one does not disappoint even though it highly resembles alovely one Horan s Under the Wide and Starry Sky 2 An ending right out of An Officer and a Gentleman with horses.3 While beautifully written in general, the story contains longish stretches of fox hunting details...

  3. Heather VanWaldick says:

    Hated it You know you re in for a bad time when the dashing hero comes across as a self involved prick within the first 5 pages of his introduction He didn t improve, either, no matter how much the writer tried to paint him as conflicted yet sensitive We were clearly supposed to sympathize with him and his infatuation with the Empress, but I was just annoyed with him, because he was SO ready to marry Charlotte, the heroine, but the NEXT DAY, he met the Empress and was like, Ooh, shiny , and Hated it You know you re in for a bad time when the dashing hero comes across as a self involved prick within the first 5 pages of his introduction He didn t improve, either, no matter how much the writer tried to paint him as conflicted yet sensitive We were clearly supposed to sympathize with him and his infatuation with the Empress, but I was just annoyed with him, because he was SO ready to marry Charlotte, the heroine, but the NEXT DAY, he met the Empress and was like, Ooh, shiny , and wandered off for some quality banging I spent the whole book wishing he d fall off his horse and save everyone the trouble of dealing with him I read Goodwin s previous book , The American Heiress , a year or so ago, and disliked that one, too I decided to give her onetry with this one I ve learned ...

  4. Lori says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Huzzah The Fortune Hunter is scrumpdillyicious The heroine, Charlotte Baird, is an unspoiled heiress that I found easy to like and admire She lives in the sparkling world of the privileged, yet prefers to pursue photography, an unacceptable hobby for a lady of means The hero, Captain Bay Middleton, is a good man with a kind heart who is hopelessly flawed Like life, their journey is filled with detours and obstacles Oh, and I loved the debut of Clementine, who will eventually marry Winston Huzzah The Fortune Hunter is scrumpdillyicious The heroine, Charlotte Baird, is an unspoiled heiress that I found easy to like and admire She lives in the sparkling world of the privileged, yet prefers to pursue photography, an unacceptable hobby for a lady of means The hero, Captain Bay Middleton, is a good man with a kind heart who is hopelessly flawed ...

  5. Samantha Trillium ☂ says:

    I was initially drawn to this book because of its stunning cover It was so beautiful, I just picked it up and wanted to read it But unfortunately, the story didn t enchant me like the cover didThis story is about a great many characters, whose lives circle around each other for a period of time in 1875 76 The characters in this book are actually based on actual people, and some of the storyline is true, but most of it is fictitiousSo we have Charlotte Baird, who is a comely girl who is I was initially drawn to this book because of its stunning cover It was so beautiful, I just picked it up and wanted to read it But unfortunately, the story didn t enchant me like the cover didThis story is about a great many characters, whose lives circle around each other for a period of time in 1875 76 The characters in this book are actually based on actual people, and some of the storyline is true, but most of it is fictitiousSo we have Charlotte Baird, who is a comely girl who is about to inherit a fortune She either has to marry, or turn 25 to gain access to it In the meantime, her older brother, Fred is h...

  6. MaryannC. Book Freak says:

    I decided to redo my review on this, because my first one was a quick, slap dash affair and I want to give thiscredit than I did.I did totally enjoy this novel Daisy Goodwin has a wonderful way with details when she writes her books, this my second novel by her and like her first one, I was enthralled with all the sumptuousness of her details The beautiful gowns and finery were vividly imagined, the excitement of the fox hunt, the splendour of the social gatherings of the rich and snobbi I decided to redo my review on this, because my first one was a quick, slap dash affair and I want to give thiscredit than I did.I did totally enjoy this novel Daisy Goodwin has a wonderful way with details when she writes her books, this my second novel by her and like her first one, I was enthralled with all the sumptuousness of her details The beautiful gowns and finery were vividly imagined, the excitement of the fox hunt, the splendour of the social gatherings of the rich and snobbish were all presented wonderfully in this book I know this has a mixed bag of reviews, but in it s defense this book is geared to the romantic at heart, the person who roots for the heroine Charlotte, who despite the fact is an heiress...

  7. Britany says:

    Charlotte Baird lives in London in 1875, she s into photography and is about to make her debut in the social scene, when she meets Captain Middleton Captain Middleton falls for the meek Charlotte, and just as suddenly, also becomes dazzled by the Empress of Austria This makes for an awkward situation for our narrator CharlotteI didn t completely hate this one, and the fact that it is based on real characters is intriguing to me However, the point of view frequently changes, so it makes it Charlotte Baird lives in London in 1875, she s into photography and is about to make her debut in the social scene, when she meets Captain Middleton Captain Middleton falls for the meek Charlotte, and just as suddenly, also becomes dazzled by the Empress of Austria This makes for an awkward situation for our narrator CharlotteI...

  8. Becki says:

    Irritated by love triangle plot devices, but the last 100 pages had me completely enthralled Good historical read.

  9. Dramatically Bookish (ReviewsMayVary) says:

    The ending ticked me off and thus I shall never speak of this again.

  10. Laurel says:

    A spirited English heiress, a dashing cavalry officer and a beguiling Austrian Empress form a love triangle that on first glance may look like characters from a romance novel, but in reality are based on actual people Charlotte Baird, Bay Middleton and Elizabeth, Empress of Austria Set in 1875 Victorian England, The Fortune Hunter, by the bestselling author Daisy Goodwin The American Heiress , is the fictionalization of the life of an ambitious horsemen John Bay Middleton and the two women A spirited English heiress, a dashing cavalry officer and a beguiling Austrian Empress form a love triangle that on first glance may look like characters from a romance novel, but in reality are based on actual people Charlotte Baird, Bay Middleton and Elizabeth, Empress of Austria Set in 1875 Victorian England, The Fortune Hunter, by the bestselling author Daisy Goodwin The American Heiress , is the fictionalization of the life of an ambitious horsemen John Bay Middleton and the two women he romances, taking us at full gallop through London s high society ballrooms, country manor houses and fox hunting while exploring the emotional highs and lows of three very unique people faced with the challenges of personal truth, honor and love.Miss Charlotte Baird is an intelligent and creative twenty year oldinterested in photography than fashion, beaux, and social ...

  11. Melinda says:

    Good historical fiction I am well versed regarding Sisi and Goodwin s dates throw a major curve preventing me from giving it a higher rating If I lacked the knowledge of Sisi I would place this at a solid 4 stars.

  12. Deb says:

    A friend of mine won 10 copies of this for our book group The general consensus was that the characters were shallow and the plot predictable We did have some fun looking up pictures of Sisi to see her long hair and clothing but you can ...

  13. QNPoohBear says:

    July 1875 Charlotte Baird, heiress to the Lennox Diamond fortune, is tired of being hunted for her fortune She feels restrained by the conventions her soon to be sister in law swears by Through the aegis of her godmother, a talented photographer, Charlotte has discovered the new medium as an art form She loves it because photographs don t lie Unfortunately, her family dismisses her passion as a mere hobby Her brother wants Charlotte to marry his army friend, Chicken Hartopp but what Charl July 1875 Charlotte Baird, heiress to the Lennox Diamond fortune, is tired of being hunted for her fortune She feels restrained by the conventions her soon to be sister in law swears by Through the aegis of her godmother, a talented photographer, Charlotte has discovered the new medium as an art form She loves it because photographs don t lie Unfortunately, her family dismisses her passion as a mere hobby Her brother wants Charlotte to marry his army friend, Chicken Hartopp but what Charlotte really wants is to dance with someone unsuitable Enter Captain Bay Middleton, another army friend of her brother s Bay is entir...