A Beginner's Guide to Rakes
All of London is abuzz with the return of the utterly alluring, recently widowed Diane Benchley. Will she remarry? What will she do with her late husband’s fortune? Sociey is shocked by her announcement—at the Grand Ball, of all places!—that she plans to open an exclusive gentleman’s gaming club... show more
All of London is abuzz with the return of the utterly alluring, recently widowed Diane Benchley. Will she remarry? What will she do with her late husband’s fortune? Sociey is shocked by her announcement—at the Grand Ball, of all places!—that she plans to open an exclusive gentleman’s gaming club in the family mansion. But no one is more stunned than the Marquis of Haybury, Oliver Warren.Years ago, Oliver and Diane shared a private indiscretion. Now Diane threatens to reveal Oliver’s most ungentlemanly secrets…unless he agrees to help her. A notorious gambler—and rake—Oliver is overqualified to educate Diane in the ways and means of running her establishment. But striking a deal with Diane might just be the biggest risk Oliver has ever taken. This time, the only thing he has to lose is his heart…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 4th 2011
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Scandalous Brides (#1)
Short Review It has been quite some time since I have read Suzanne Enoch, and I bought this book about a year ago, and its been on my shelf collecting dust, so since there have been a few books come into this series, I thought I would try reading the first installment, before I got the others. In th...
Fantastic! Funny, sexy, heartwarming and totally enjoyable. Loved both of the main characters as they argued, kissed and struggled with themselves to their HEA. Best scene - the one where Oliver knocks a hole through the floor and ceiling above Diane's apartment so he can reach her faster.As other r...
I debate between 3 and 4 stars here. I love the women in this book and what they're trying to accomplish. However, there is just something about me and Enoch that just don't connect. I generally like the ideas, but somewhere in the execution I'm left wanting more. Not in a good, give me more of the ...
Lady Diane Benchley's late husband was a dissolute gambler, who left her with nearly nothing after she paid off his creditors. She does posess the deed to his town house in London, however, and has very specific plans to make herself a fortune. Shocking all of polite society, she sets out to establi...
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz..........DNFI made it halfway, so someone pat me on the back. What a snooze. Maybe this book only seemed worse than it is because I tried listening to it instead of just reading it. So not only did I get a boring story with characters I could careless about, but I had to suffer t...
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