• Claudine Gandolfi

The Rake - Mary Jo Putney

Updated: Jun 15, 2020


Date Read: Oct 7, 2012

Review: This book was well written and actually made me cry in places. Beautiful slow building romance with substance. Strong heroine and hero.

Series: N/A

Type: Regency

Heat: 7/10

Tropes: Strong Heroine, Enemies to Lovers,

Premise: Reggie was supposed to inherit an Earldom, but only receives his childhood home - Strictland - and a tresspasser calling herself Lady Alys running things. At thirty-seven, and suffering blackouts from alcholism, he decides it's time for a change. It's heartbreaking as he has setbacks. Lady Alys has 3 young wards depending on her, too.

The Good: Just so well done.

The Bad: Content warning on Alcoholism.

Author Website: www.maryjoputney.com

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