22 Mar Marc, the Earl of Rutherford, is content having numerous affairs with married women and widows. But to hold on to the title of earl, he must find. Marcus, Earl of Rutherford, is used to flirting with scandal, but when he places Miss Fellowes spotless reputation in jeopardy he is challenged to do the right. 1 Aug The Earl of Rutherford was used to flirting with scandal. But when an act of charity placed his charge’s spotless reputation in jeopardy, Marcus.

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D M rolle it it was ok Nov 23, Meg’s smile was perhaps the loveliest he’d ever seen, and the glow in her eyes made him feel wildly out of control. Then I started typing.

Detailed Review Summary of The Dutiful Rake by Elizabeth Rolls

So it seems inevitable now that when I was looking for something to do in the evenings to unwind after work, I started writing again. Absolutely loved this book the dutiful rake by elizabeth rolls Meg and Marc. I knew the ending was coming but the way she wrote it it wasn’t predictable. Nov 23, Jess the Romanceaholic rated it liked it Recommends it for: HarlequinAug 1, – Fiction – pages. Oct 30, Debi Samuels rated it it was ok. The Dutiful Rake by Elizabeth Rolls.

Nicely written, traditional Regency with a little married passion to spice it up. But when an act of charity placed his charge’s spotless reputation in jeopardy, Marcus knew he must do the honorable thing.

The story line focuses on the lead duo with the support cast rqke, family, and foes enhancing what the reader knows about this delightful pair.

Erika Gwin rated it liked it Apr 30, To ask other readers questions about The Dutiful Rakeplease sign up. Malinda rated it liked it Aug 07, the dutiful rake by elizabeth rolls Books by Elizabeth Rolls. Trivia About The Dutiful Rake. There was no point raek pretending he was in love. Because of her ignorance and his fear they spend quite a few pages seriously misunderstanding each other.

So in return for Miss Marguerite Fellowes’s discretion and children, the earl offered his name and protection. Meg and Marc are different Thank goodness it wasn’t said often.


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This is the second book I’ve read by Elizabeth and I’m neither disappointed or ecstatic. In many ways a standard “Earl of Slut reformed by virtuous country mouse,” I nevertheless enjoyed how Rolls played with the slizabeth of public and private in this book. Most of my writing friends have threatened to lynch me over that story at one time or another.

I was surprised to find myself liking Marc’s old mistress as well, once she bu being catty and started being realistic. The heroine is occasionally a little fool! Elizabeth Rolls taught music for several years and took a masters degree in musicology. It never occurred to a man who has a very hedonistic reputation that in being the sole caretaker of a sick, 20something, single female who already has a social strike against her for her family’s history that maybe, just maybe, the old hens in the town would think the dutiful rake by elizabeth rolls was doing more than “tend her illness” if the dutiful rake by elizabeth rolls know what I mean.

Because of her ignorance and his fear they spend quite a few pa I really enjoyed this book. Jan 25, Michelle rated it it was amazing.

Then Marcus watched as proud Meg blossomed in London society. Sep 10, Diana rated it liked it Shelves: There is a scandal because the dutiful rake by elizabeth rolls does this and her reputation is ruined.

In the end, scandal might have been unavoidable, but I was disappointed in him that it never even crossed his mind until one of the local women very vocally turned her nose up at Meg because of it. So in return for Miss Marguerite Fellowes’s discretion and children, His mother and father had a loving relationship and wanted more children and she died in childbirth.

The writing in this was good. Personally I envy them for having learnt an enormous amount about writing and the industry before acquiring an editor who understandably expects you to know what you are doing. Liked the book for the most part, but felt like there was too much drama.

Readers can visit her website at: I guess from the description, I was expecting it to feel like it was more of a sacrifice on his part, rather than just speeding up his plans for finding a bride and siring an heir by a few months. We live in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia, in a beautiful lush valley full of apple, pear and cherry orchards.

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The dutiful rake by elizabeth rolls with This Book. IMO, this book and another of her own, His Lady Mistress, do have some similarities, I do think that Meg from this book was a stronger character than Verity from the other they both have a similar upbringing though Meg’s did seem a little less the dutiful rake by elizabeth rollshowever the use of misunderstandings was used heavily in both books as was the male leads’ fondness for second guessing his wife.

He has to go out of town to settle an estate in which he has become heir to and find Marguerite there very ill with the flu. I do like these novels, in fact, HLM is a favourite of mine I love the angst but they seem to be too similar in a way. I fully expected her to be an unsympathetic character the dutiful rake by elizabeth rolls, but her actions at the end fully redeemed her in my eyes.

I was expecting more of the “Woe is me, my life is now ruined because I’m trapped marrying a simpering virgin” type of vibe from our Marc our herobut he was like “Meh. There is also a bad guy who carries a grudge against Marcus and tries to end their the dutiful rake by elizabeth rolls ever after. Also, on their wedding night Marguerite is almost raped by an enemy of Marc’s who always tries to get whatever woman Marc is involved with.

It is kind of average, I guess, not very original, but it is written so that the characters come to life, and you are so intrigued by what will happen to them next!