The Taming of the Rake
Meet the Blackthorn brothers— Three unrepentant scoundrels infamous for being mad, bad and perilous to loveCharming, wealthy and wickedly handsome, Oliver "Beau" Blackthorn has it all…except revenge on the enemy he can't forget. Now the opportunity for retribution has fallen into his hands. But... show more
Meet the Blackthorn brothers— Three unrepentant scoundrels infamous for being mad, bad and perilous to loveCharming, wealthy and wickedly handsome, Oliver "Beau" Blackthorn has it all…except revenge on the enemy he can't forget. Now the opportunity for retribution has fallen into his hands. But his success hinges on Lady Chelsea Mills–Beckman—the one woman with the power to distract him from his quest.Desperate to escape her family's control, Lady Chelsea seizes the chance to run off with the notorious eldest Blackthorn brother, knowing she's only a pawn in his game. But as Beau draws her deep into a world of intrigue, danger and explosive passion, does she dare hope he'll choose love over vengeance?
Publish date: July 26th 2011
Publisher: HQN Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Blackthorn Brothers (#1)
Kasey Michaels is so clever! I loved this book and I am very eagerly awaiting the next two. These brothers are to die for. This particular book is about Beau, the oldest of the brothers. It has all the elements a good romance should have: love, passion, and adventure. The extras are what made it rea...
There's a reason we tell people not to judge a book by its cover. Nothing from the outside gives you a real feel for what you'll find on the page here. First, I take issue with the title. Beau is not a rake and the book is in no way about changing his habits with women. Second, the cover is terrible...
At page 172 or Chapter 10 I realized this book is not for me. The story is not poorly written and there is a plot but it just is not grabbing my interest.For example everyone thinks themselves so cleaver but really it is a silly goose chase. The brother wants to marry off his sister/half cousin actu...
This book had the best dialogue between characters that I have read in a long time. It was witty, fresh and at times, laugh out loud funny. Seven years ago, Beau Blackthorn thought, despite the eldest bastard son of the Marquess of Blackthorn, he was finally being accepted into society. While wait...
When Chelsea's brother locks her in her chambers and decides she is going to marry the horrid reverend who manipulates her slightly deranged brother; she takes matters into her own hands and escapes. She runs to Beau, a person who despises her brother and who might be willing to help her and take o...