To Tempt a Rake
Kate Woodbridge has spent most of her life sailing to exotic ports around the globe, acquiring an expertise in botany, along with a few less ladylike skills. So when a deathbed promise to her parents brings her to London to seek reconciliation with her grandfather, the imperious Duke of Cluyne,... show more
Kate Woodbridge has spent most of her life sailing to exotic ports around the globe, acquiring an expertise in botany, along with a few less ladylike skills. So when a deathbed promise to her parents brings her to London to seek reconciliation with her grandfather, the imperious Duke of Cluyne, she feels like a fish out of water. Her outspoken views and fiery temper tend to set off sparks in Society-especially with the rakish Conte of Como.A devil-may-care rogue, Marco finds the alluring and mysterious Kate a tempting target for his flirtations. But when murder strikes at the duke's country house party he begins to suspect that she's hiding a dark secret. He has his own clandestine reasons for offering to help her prove her innocence . . . And so begins a journey of dangerous deception that leads from England to the glittering ballrooms of Vienna, where Marco and Kate must duel with a deadly villain . . . and their own explosive attraction. (2010)
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: February 1st 2011
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Circle of Sin (#3)
Kate Woodbridge had a very unusual childhood for a granddaughter of a duke. She traveled the world with her parents acquiring expertise in botany and has no real claim for all the traditional English customs. But a promise to her dying parents forces her to return to London and try to build a relati...
3.5 Stars Out of 5 StarsTo Tempt a Rake was another new author and series for me. Although this is the third book in the series, it can definitely be read as a stand alone novel. I enjoyed both main characters. They are both strong personalities with purpose in their lives, although society may no...
I could not get interested and I did not like the hero or heroine. Strangely enough, I did like them in the two previous books. I will keep To tempt a Rake as I have and liked the other two books in the trilogy.