Once a Rake

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Grand Central Publishing, Oct 29, 2013 - Fiction - 416 pages
20 Reviews
In the bestselling tradition of Stephanie Laurens and Eloisa James...

All he wants is her help . . .

Colonel Ian Ferguson may be a rake, but he's no traitor. Accused of trying to kill the Duke of Wellington, the disgraced Scotsman is now a fugitive-from the law, the army, and the cunning assassin who hunts him. Wounded and miles from his allies, Ian finds himself at the mercy of an impoverished country wife. The spirited woman is achingly beautiful . . . and hiding some dangerous secrets of her own.

All she needs is his heart . . .

She was a child nobody wanted. Now for Lady Sarah Clarke, holding on to her vanished husband's crumbling estate is her final chance to earn respectability. She knows that hiding the devastatingly handsome Ferguson will jeopardize her home. Common sense demands that she turn him in. But a single, delirious kiss shatters her resolve . . . and awakens a passion that neither of them can escape.

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Great suspense plot as well as solid romance. - Goodreads
There is mystery, danger, and a very sweet love story! - Goodreads
Eileen Dreyer is a masterful writer. - Goodreads
The plot was fast paced. - Goodreads
Great writing, good story definitely worth reading. - Goodreads

Review: Once a Rake (Drake's Rakes #4)

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Ian Ferguson is on the run after being accused of attempting to assassinate the Duke of Wellington. He's injured and is far from London and his friends. Lady Sarah Clarke is the sole caretaker of her ... Read full review

Review: Once a Rake (Drake's Rakes #4)

User Review  - Diane K. Peterson - Goodreads

In February, 2012 at the finish of the third of the Drake's Rakes series (Always a Temptress) we left Ian Ferguson shot, in the sea, branded a traitor, and presumed dead. I have waited (impatiently ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

New York Times best-selling author Eileen Dreyer has won five RITA Awards from the Romance Writers of America, which secures her fourth place in the Romance Writers of America prestigious Hall of Fame. Eileen is an addicted traveler, having sung in some of the best Irish pubs in the world. Eileen also writes as Kathleen Korbel and has over three million books in print worldwide. Born and raised in Missouri, she lives in St. Louis County with her husband Rick and her two children.

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