A Rake's Guide To Pleasure
Raised by a titled, yet degenerate, father, Emma Jensen never imagined the gambling lessons she learned as a child would one day serve her well. When she finds herself in dire need of money, she concocts the alias of Dowager Lady Denmore and sets off to bewitch London's noblemen by engaging them... show more
Raised by a titled, yet degenerate, father, Emma Jensen never imagined the gambling lessons she learned as a child would one day serve her well. When she finds herself in dire need of money, she concocts the alias of Dowager Lady Denmore and sets off to bewitch London's noblemen by engaging them in games of chance. The fact that respectable ladies do not gamble does not intimidate her in the least. But the darkly handsome Duke of Somerhart does - for he's awakened a deep, sensual hunger in her...The dashing Duke of Somerhart has the notorious reputation of being one of London's most incurable rogues. When he meets the alluring Lady Denmore, he is immediately intrigued. Her recklessness and innocence intertwined titillates him as no other woman ever has. But what secret is the lovely Lady Denmore hiding? He's determined to find out. But first he must seduce her until she surrenders completely to his most wicked desires...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 1st 2008
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Huntington (#2)
No complaints about the cover or the title. I like my romances cheesy.
I liked the plot of this historical romance and it had an exciting ending but the beginning started to drag on and the heroine got rather stubborn. Lady Emma Denmore is doing a lot of gambling and winning which intrigues the Duke of Somerhart.
Emma Jensen is pulling a scam. Desperate for money, she poses as Lady Denmore. Because Lord Denmore was known as a recluse, no one questions her identity when she arrives in London, gambling with the local gentry. Emma's behavior is seen as eccentric and harmless and the local noblemen humor the you...