The Perfect Rake
She ran from a brute...
Fleeing violent tyranny, Prudence Merridew escapes with her
beautiful younger sisters to London. One of them must
marryand fast. To act as her sisters' chaperone,
Prudence invents a secret engagement to a reclusive duke...
But when the duke arrives unexpectedly in London, she needs
his help to avert disaster.
...into the arms of a rake
Aristocratic Gideon, handsome, rakish and with a strong
frivolous streak, casually hijacks Prudence's game, awarding
himself a stolen kiss or three along the way. Used to
managing sisters and elderly men, Prudence is completely out
of her depth with a charming, devious and utterly
irresistible rake. And her plot goes terriblyif
Berkley (Sensation), July 2005
368 pages Paperback