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  • Mr. Cartland is married, has two sons, age 21 and 17.

    Africa—The Uncommitted Continent

  • While they were endeavoring to force their way in at the front of the house, Wallace escaped by a back door, and got in safety to a rugged and rocky glen, near Lanark, called the Cartland crags, all covered with bushes and trees, and full of high precipices, where he knew he should be safe from the pursuit of the English soldiers.

    Types of Children's Literature

  • Like most commentators, Huw, who had had his brain removed for the day – I think it's the law – and replaced with a clockwork mouse channelling the thoughts of the late Barbara Cartland, marvelled at the marvellousness of everything.

    Thai buffalo racing gives royal wedding sycophancy a run for its money | Martin Kelner

  • All I could think about was Barbara Cartland striding through Westminster like a Christmas tree and upstaging the whole thing.

    A Royal Pronouncement

  • "I'm obsessed with who's not invited; for Princess Di's wedding she didn't invite Barbara Cartland, who she's related to," he went on, referring to the grand dame and writer of bodice-ripper novels.

    A Royal Pronouncement

  • Well this week was a bit of a challange for me – to write a Barbara Cartland style romance with the prompt.

    [Fiction] Friday #123 « Write Anything

  • Remember that I once posted here that the romance writer, Barbara Cartland, who had a Victorian mother, was so disgusted at the lack of romance from the 60's through the current era, that she decided to set her novels in the Regency period, with damsels and knights.

    Victoria Magazine Winter, 1988

  • I once heard that, during peace negotiations with Israel, Anwar Sadat read a Barbara Cartland romance novel in the bathtub every night to relax.

    Meg Cabot: Why Reading for Pleasure is Serious Business

  • Furthermore, it can't be tested before purchase, meaning you can blow up to £25 and find you're a dead ringer for Barbara Cartland trapped behind a thicket.

    Beauty: Mascara

  • The Orbik cover is really far too retro for its own good; like something by Barbara Cartland or Mills and Boon.

    Book Cover Smackdown! Harsh Oases vs. The Evil in Pemberley House vs. Open Your Eyes

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