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In 1866, tragedy strikes the exclusive Windfield School when a young student drowns in a mysterious accident. His death and its aftermath initiate a spiraling circle of treachery that will span three decades and entwine many lives.
 
From the exclusive men’s clubs and brothels that cater to every dark desire of London’s upper class to the dazzling ballrooms and mahogany-paneled suites of the manipulators of the world’s wealth, one family is splintered by a shared legacy. But greed, fed by the shocking truth of a boy’s death, must be stopped, or the dreams of a nation will die.
 
Praise for A Dangerous Fortune
 
“A terrific page-turner.”Los Angeles Times
 
“Political and amorous intrigues, cold-blooded murder, and financial crises . . . old-fashioned entertainment.”San Francisco Chronicle
 
“Breathlessly plotted . . . relentlessly suspenseful.”The New York Times
 
“Gripping, complex plot . . . sexual intrigue . . . fascinating characters . . . You won’t be able to put down this exciting page-turner.”Lexington Herald-Leader


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    A Dangerous Fortune

    I loved it! Couldn't put it down. Follet always has a way to wrap you up in the caracters. A great read.

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    Another Follett winner

    I loved the twists and turn of these families lives. The difference between the husbands and wife expectations are exceptionally played out in detail.

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    Awesome book

    Still one of the best books ive ever read. Highly recommended. Intiguing characters and capturing storyline.

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    A Dangerous Fortune

    A very good read.

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