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Girl of High Adventure

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Girl of High Adventure by L. T. Meade is an engaging and captivating tale of a young woman's journey of self-discovery and bravery. The protagonist, Lady Kildonan, defies societal norms and expectations to embark on a thrilling adventure across Europe in search of her missing father. As she faces danger, betrayal, and unforeseen obstacles, she must rely on her wit, courage, and determination to navigate through the unknown.

Meade's storytelling is both vivid and compelling, painting a vivid picture of the exotic locations and characters Lady Kildonan encounters along her quest. The scenes are rich in detail, immersing the reader in a world of high stakes and daring escapades. The pacing of the novel is well-balanced, keeping the reader on the edge of their seat as they eagerly follow Lady Kildonan's daring exploits.

What truly sets Girl of High Adventure apart is its strong, independent female protagonist who breaks free from the constraints of her gender and status to forge her own path. Lady Kildonan is a refreshing and inspiring character, demonstrating resilience, intelligence, and resourcefulness in the face of adversity.

Overall, Girl of High Adventure is a delightful and empowering read that will appeal to fans of historical fiction and adventure stories. Meade's deft storytelling and memorable characters make this novel a must-read for anyone seeking a thrilling journey of courage, discovery, and triumph.

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Marguerite St. Juste was Irish on her mother's side, who was born of the Desmonds of Desmondstown in the County Kerry. Marguerite's father was a French Comte, whose grandfather had been one of the victims of the guillotine. Both her parents are dead and she is being brought up by an aunt and uncle. She wants to find out about the rest of her family and her adventures take her to Ireland and France. - Summary by Michele Eaton

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