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The Star of Love

Anthony Wren

Discover the enchanting world of Barbara Cartland's romance novels with 'The Star of Love.' Set in a time where love and honor collide, this tale follows Charles, Lord Hartley, as he navigates the treacherous waters of family drama and romantic entanglement. When he meets the spirited Cliona, Charles is captivated by her beauty and soon discovers that she is not just any woman – she is an heiress. However, honor and loyalty stand in the way of Charles pursuing his feelings. As Cliona hatches a daring plan, the power of love triumphs over villainy, forming the heart of this exciting and romantic novel. With over 723 books to her name, Barbara Cartland's magical storytelling will leave you longing for more.

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About the Author, Barbara Cartland

If you are a fan of the popular TV show 'Downton Abbey,' then you will absolutely adore the works of Barbara Cartland. Known as the world's most prolific novelist, Cartland wrote an astonishing 723 books in her lifetime. Out of those, a remarkable 644 were romantic novels that sold over 1 billion copies worldwide and were translated into 36 different languages. However, she didn't just stick to romantic novels; she also wrote historical biographies, autobiographies, theatrical plays, and even books on life, love, vitamins, and cookery. Cartland's literary career began at the age of 21 when she published her first book titled 'Jigsaw.' It quickly became a bestseller, selling 100,000 copies in hardback and appearing in translation all over Europe.

The Plot of 'The Star of Love'

'The Star of Love' tells the story of Charles, Lord Hartley, who finds himself in a predicament. His cousin John, whom he had been supporting financially, grows increasingly bitter and demands more money. In desperate need of an heiress to secure his financial stability, Charles becomes enamored with Cliona, a recent arrival in the neighborhood. Unbeknownst to him, she is an heiress herself. When Charles discovers her true wealth, he believes he can no longer approach her honorably. However, Cliona, a spirited young woman, has other plans. Determined to win the man she loves, she concocts a daring plan. To overcome the villainous John and secure her future, Cliona must win an extraordinary game of cards using skills that no lady is expected to possess. Will her lucky star guide her to victory and help her win the man of her dreams?

The Legacy of Barbara Cartland

Barbara Cartland's novels have always enjoyed immense popularity in the United States. In 1976, her books held the top two spots on the B. Dalton bestsellers list – a feat that no other author has achieved before or since. Her books continue to be cherished by readers all over the world, who often turn to them for comfort and inspiration. Cartland's works are treasured for their moral messages, pure and innocent heroines, dashing and romantic heroes, and the belief that the power of love triumphs over all else. Even when readers feel down or despondent, they can always rely on Cartland's books to uplift their spirits and transport them to a world of love and happiness.


'The Star of Love' is a captivating tale of love, romance, and intrigue that will delight fans of historical romance novels. Barbara Cartland's skillful storytelling and heartfelt characters make this novel a must-read for anyone seeking escapism and a heartwarming love story. Whether you are a longtime fan of Cartland's works or new to her writing, 'The Star of Love' is a delightful addition to any bookshelf. So, sit back, relax, and let the pages of this enchanting romance transport you to a world where true love conquers all.

Additional Info

Book Name: The Star of Love
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Barbara Cartland
Narrators: Anthony Wren
Genres: Romance
Audiobook Length: 4H16M
Publisher: SAGA Egmont
Language: English
Publish Date: 2017-05-26
Last Price: 4.25 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Who is the author of the book?

The author of the book is Barbara Cartland.

What is the title of the book?

The title of the book is 'The Star of Love'.

What is the book about?

The book is about a man named Charles, Lord Hartley, who is in need of money and is attracted to a woman named Cliona. Cliona happens to be an heiress, and to win her love, Cliona devises a plan involving an extraordinary game of cards. The story revolves around how her lucky star helps her overcome villainy and win the man she loves.

What genre does the author write?

The author, Barbara Cartland, is known for writing romantic novels.

How many books did Barbara Cartland write?

Barbara Cartland wrote a total of 723 books throughout her lifetime.

How many of Barbara Cartland's books were romantic novels?

Out of the 723 books she wrote, 644 were romantic novels.

How many copies of Barbara Cartland's books were sold worldwide?

Barbara Cartland's books had worldwide sales of over 1 billion copies.

In how many different languages were Barbara Cartland's books translated?

Her books were translated into 36 different languages.

What was Barbara Cartland's first book and how well did it do?

Barbara Cartland's first book was called 'Jigsaw'. It became an immediate bestseller, selling 100,000 copies in hardback in England and all over Europe in translation.

When did Barbara Cartland write her last book?

Barbara Cartland wrote her last book at the age of 97.

What was the title of Barbara Cartland's last book?

The title of Barbara Cartland's last book was 'The Way to Heaven'.

Why are Barbara Cartland's books popular in the United States?

Barbara Cartland's books have always been immensely popular in the United States, and in 1976, her current books were at numbers 1 and 2 in the B. Dalton bestsellers list. This was a feat never achieved before or since by any author.

What is the main message in Barbara Cartland's books?

The main message in Barbara Cartland's books is that the power of love is more important than anything else in everyone's life. Her books are known for their moral message, pure and innocent heroines, handsome and dashing heroes, and blissful happy endings.


9 reviews for this audiobook
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    Emma Johnson 06-Oct-2023

    This audiobook is definitely a gem! The Star of Love by Barbara Cartland is a must-listen for any romance fan. The story is captivating and the characters are so well-developed. I couldn't stop listening!

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    David Anderson 10-Oct-2023

    I absolutely fell in love with The Star of Love! Barbara Cartland knows how to write a heartwarming romance novel. The narration in the audiobook is fantastic, bringing every emotion to life. Highly recommend!

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    Sophia Thompson 14-Oct-2023

    The Star of Love is pure joy in audiobook form. I was completely enchanted by the story and couldn't help but root for the main characters. It's a beautiful love story that will leave you with a smile on your face.

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    James Wilson 26-Oct-2023

    Barbara Cartland's The Star of Love is a delightful audiobook that takes you on a romantic journey. The writing is exquisite, and the narrator's voice is soothing. I truly enjoyed every minute of it!

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    Olivia Davis 30-Oct-2023

    I was hooked from the very beginning of The Star of Love. Barbara Cartland has created a captivating world filled with passion and romance. The audiobook narration is superb and adds an extra layer of depth to the story.

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    William Thompson 14-Nov-2023

    The Star of Love is an absolutely enchanting audiobook! Barbara Cartland's storytelling is masterful, and the narrator brings the characters to life in a magical way. I highly recommend this to all romance lovers.

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    Emily Harris 08-Dec-2023

    The Star of Love is a true gem in the world of romance audiobooks. Barbara Cartland's writing is mesmerizing, and the narrator's voice is simply delightful. It's a beautiful story that will touch your heart.

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    Noah Richardson 26-Jan-2024

    I couldn't get enough of The Star of Love! Barbara Cartland has a way of writing that transports you to another time and place. The audiobook is a perfect companion for a cozy evening. Highly recommended!

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    Ava Thompson 19-Feb-2024

    The Star of Love is a delightful audiobook that captured my heart. Barbara Cartland's storytelling is enchanting, and the narrator's voice is soothing. It's a perfect blend of romance and escapism.

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