Mary Jo Putney has delighted millions of loyal readers with tales of captivating romance and high adventure. Now, Signet is proud to present The Rake, her latest and most compelling novel to date! Fate has given a disgraced rake one final chance to redeem himselfby taking his place as the... show more
Mary Jo Putney has delighted millions of loyal readers with tales of captivating romance and high adventure. Now, Signet is proud to present The Rake, her latest and most compelling novel to date! Fate has given a disgraced rake one final chance to redeem himselfby taking his place as the rightful master of an ancestral estate. But nothing prepares him for his shocking encounter with a beautiful lady who has fled a world filled with betrayal. Now he will awaken in her a passion more powerful than anything she has ever known--a passion that can doom or save them both if they dare to believe. * 2.5 million copies of Mary Jo Putney's books in print * Fivetime nominee Mary Jo Putney won the 1995 RWA Award for Dancing on the Wind in the Best Long Historical Category * Mary Jo Putney has also won four RWA Golden Leaf Awards for Best Historical Novel, and the Romantic Times Award, for Best Regency Author * Mary Jo Putney is also the author of the national bestselling Topaz romances River of Fire, Shattered Rainbows, Angel Rogue, and Dancing on the Wind
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 1st 1998
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Davenport Family (#2)
Opening Line: “When two gentlemen are related by blood, they do not usually address each other with formality.” Based on all the glowing reviews and accolades THE RAKE has received I was really looking forward to sinking my teeth into this regency romance. And I guess because I’d heard so many go...
I can see why this one won a RITA award. Reggie and Alyce are some of the most layered characters in a romance I've read recently. I found Reggie very realistic in his struggles with alcoholism and reforming. Alyce was a slightly less deep character but only because we've read the beautiful-woman-wh...
Alys, has for the past four years worked as a Estate Manager for Strickland. Very few know that the estate manager is a woman. Alys has had to do everything to make a life for herself; and its been far from easy. When she overhears a conversation that her fiancee is only marrying her for her money, ...
The RakeIt was predicted that Reginald Davenport, disinherited and disgraced, would come to a violent end. But fate has given him one final chance to redeem himself, by taking his place as the rightful master of Strickland, his lost ancestral estate. Davenport knows his way around women—yet nothing ...
One of my all-time favorite romances. Picture-perfect.Reginald Davenport has one last chance at redemption, he's drinking too much, but Strickland, his boyhood home, is returned to him. He's assured that the current estate manager A. E. Weston is extremely competent and he can live off the income. B...