The Ruin of a Rogue
Charm, wit, and nerves of steel have helped Marcus Lithgow gamble his way across the Continent. But when his heart is at stake, all bets are off for this most perfect rogue . . .Anne Brotherton is sick and tired of being an heiress. She cannot bring herself to marry a fortune hunter. Why can't... show more
Charm, wit, and nerves of steel have helped Marcus Lithgow gamble his way across the Continent. But when his heart is at stake, all bets are off for this most perfect rogue . . .Anne Brotherton is sick and tired of being an heiress. She cannot bring herself to marry a fortune hunter. Why can't men like her for her sharp mind and kind heart rather than her impressive dowry? Just when she is about to bow to her fate as a confirmed spinster, she meets the handsome and charming Marcus Lithgow.It's been years since Marcus set foot in England—why toy with the ton when he can fleece wealthy fools in Paris and Rome? Yet everything changes when he inherits a ramshackle estate. Marcus's first and only chance at a respectable life needs funding . . . the kind Anne Brotherton can provide. Such a wallflower should be ripe for the picking. So why does Marcus feel like he's the one hanging by a thread?She nearly falls for Marcus's smooth seduction. But when Anne realizes she's being strung along, a lust for payback empowers her like never before. Two can play the game of deception. The game of love, however, has its own rules . . .
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 27th 2013
Pages no: 372
Edition language: English
Series: The Wild Quartet (#2)
Miss Anne Brotherton, supporting character of The Importance of Being Wicked and jilted once the Duke initially courting her fell head over heels for her widowed cousin instead, now has to fend off eager suitors everywhere she turns in London. Every man becomes a fortune hunter when faced with the r...
It's unfortunate, but I just didn't connect with the heroine at all, and I felt like I was slogging through quicksand trying to just get through the story. At one point, I didn't like either Anne or Marcus, although Marcus improved a smidge once at Hinton Manor. He was not strong enough, however, t...
Eh. This one didn’t quite hit the mark for me. It was ok, but it didn’t really inspire any deep feeling. The book wasn’t exactly boring, but it teetered on the edge. The story centers on two characters featured heavily in The Importance of Being Wicked: Caro’s cousin Anne and her unscrupulous fr...
This will just be a shorter review. Normally I love Miranda Neville, but after almost a week of trying to get into this story, I decided to give up on it. I only got halfway through though. I was really disappointed though. In the past, I have enjoyed Neville's stories. However this one just didn't ...