Lord of the Rakes

Lord of the Rakes

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An undeniable rogue meets his match in a spirited heiress in this "strong and spicy"* regency romance debut from Darcie Wilde.It's no wonder that Phillip Montcalm is better known as the "Lord of the Rakes." With an extensive list of conquests, Phillip has truly earned his reputation as the most dangerous seducer in London. Talk of his prowess as a lover and his ingenuity in the bedroom are enough to make even the most prudish of ladies succumb to temptation. But as of late, Phillip has found himself a bit bored. Until he sets his eyes on a fiery newcomer. New to independence and London, gorgeous heiress Lady Caroline Delamarre wants to make the most of her life. And when Phillip meets her gaze, she knows the perfect place to start is in his arms...and in his bed. But what begins as a long night of breathtaking passion leads to more than the two bargained for. Haunted by troubled pasts and inescapable family entanglements, each of them must decide if they can risk a gamble on what might be true love.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 106 x 166 x 28mm | 160g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0425265552
  • 9780425265550
  • 527,373

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"Reveals the vulnerability of the Regency era's women...The allure of [Phillip and Caroline's] sensual encounters is enhanced by the great depth of emotions revealed by these expertly crafted and unforgettable characters."--*Publisher's Weekly "Wilde introduces readers to unforgettable characters who move through the plot perfectly...This isn't for the faint of heart, but instead for those adventurous readers who savor the explicit. Wilde has a bright future."--RT Book Reviewsshow more

About Darcie Wilde

Darcie Wilde is the author of the Regency Makeover Trilogy of eNovellas, as well as the novels The Accidental Husband and Lord of the Rakes, which was a 2014 Romantic Times nominee for Best First Historical Romance. She is also the author of the Rosalind Thorne Mysteries, a Regency-set series inspired by the novels of Jane Austen.show more
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