The Notorious Rake
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 1st 1992
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Waite (#3)
This historical romance had a good plot and I always like when the hero pursues the heroine but after awhile the action got repetitive. About midway I skipped about 100 pages and enjoyed the rest of the story without missing all that much. Lord Edmund comforts Lady Mary when she is terrified of a ...
3.5/5; 4 stars; B+This story is really about redemption but the reader has to go through quite a few squirmy uncomfortable moments to get to a point where they can see Lord Edmond actually being redeemable. There were quite a few points in the book when I thought he was such a jerk that it was har...
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Mary Balogh can do a self loathing hero like nobody's business. Edmond is a jerk and a womanizer. He's a little mean and a lot cruel. And yet I still liked him. A lot.In some ways, Edmond takes on role that the heroine traditionally plays in that we go on the emotional journey with him much more ...
The Notorious Rake was so much more than I was expecting. What begins as a game of cat and mouse turns into a serious tale of redemption and love. Edmond really makes this story. He's a womanizer and a drinker, and when he falls for Mary, he stops his old habits and tries to make himself into a man ...
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