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The Demon Rake ➽ [Reading] ➿ The Demon Rake By Gayle Buck ➲ – Thomashillier.co.uk A PAIR OF PROPOSALSIncredibly handsome Lord Damion St Claire made no secret of his nature or of his intentions toward lovely young widow Lady Victoria March He was the most incorrigible womanizer in a A PAIR OF PROPOSALSIncredibly handsome Lord Damion St Claire made no secret of his nature or of his intentions toward lovely young widow Lady Victoria March He was the most incorrigible womanizer in all the realm and Victoria was merely another potential conquestHowever, Damion s powerful uncle, The Demon Epub / Sir Aubrey St Claire, had an entirely different proposition for Victoria To save the St Claire name, Victoria should become Damions wife in a marriage that would give Victoria title and fortune, at the price of enduring a wedded lifetime of infidelitySurrender her honor to a man who made her senses swim Or exchange vows with a man certain to break his How could Victoria say yes to either pernicious proposal Yet why was it so hard to say no.


10 thoughts on “The Demon Rake

  1. Preeti ♥︎ Her Bookshelves Preeti ♥︎ Her Bookshelves says:

    Another good one bites the dust Self destructs From an exciting, engaging beginning and premise, the plot loses steam and we have a sub average fare one that fails to deliver on the promised, the expected and the obvious The meet cute is as dramatic and exciting as possible And the sensible keeps her counsel h seems a good foil for the arrogant you must recognize my name rakehell With spoilers The book, for most parts, has the feel of a play with an exit stage left movement of charact Another good one bites the dust Self destructs From an exciting, engaging beginning and premise, the plot loses steam and we have a sub average fare one that fails to deliver on the promised, the expected and the obvious The meet cute is as dramatic and exciting as possible And the sensible keeps her counsel h seems a good foil for the arrogant you must recognize my name rakehell With spoilers The book, for most parts, has the feel of a play with an exit stage left movement of characters and quite a few asides by most everyone The secondary characters, especially a diabolical but somehow likeable uncle, are all well etched I even forgave the measly h H interaction, forget romance after that great beginning The h s cool and distant and he s affable and distant Friend zoning ahead.There s a worthy ow who provides much heartburn and vampy moments but the author had to redeem her and befriend her Not fair that But what s really indigestible is the H s sudden interest in the ow after ignoring her for much of the book Her wiles seemingly start working he finds her exciting read arousing and even kisses her and the h happens to witness it And it happens in the act 3 of this play The H never recovered in my estimation after that even as he kisses the h soon after and decides he prefers the h s kisses And I did not like her reaction as well after the initial snit, she get all calm and accepting The ending is loooong winding and everyone s friends again and live happily ever after The blurb s somewhat misleading The one with the kindle book iscorrect The H never propositions her or proposes to her he s just suspicious and insulting The uncle is not that powerful just nosey and interfering And the marriage idea is just in the uncle s and the dead father in law s mind and doesn t crop up between the h H till the end


  2. Aneca Aneca says:

    A PAIR OF PROPOSALS Incredibly handsome Lord Damion St Claire made no secret of his nature or of his intentions toward lovely young widow Lady Victoria March He was the most incorrigible womanizer in all the realm and Victoria was merely another potential conquest However, Damion s powerful uncle, Sir Aubrey St Claire, had an entirely different proposition for Victoria To save the St Claire name, Victoria should become Damions wife in a marriage that would give Victoria title and fortune, A PAIR OF PROPOSALS Incredibly handsome Lord Damion St Claire made no secret of his nature or of his intentions toward lovely young widow Lady Victoria March He was the most incorrigible womanizer in all the realm and Victoria was merely another potential conquest However, Damion s powerful uncle, Sir Aubrey St Claire, had an entirely different proposition for Victoria To save the St Claire name, Victoria should become Damions wife in a marriage that would give Victoria title and fortune, at the price of enduring a wedded lifetime of infidelity Surrender her honor to a man who made her senses swim Or exchange vows with a man certain to break his How could Victoria say yes to either pernicious proposal Yet why was it so hard to say no I did enjoy this book very much It had determined characters with strong personalities Lady Victoria March comes to England to visit the father of her dead husband on his invitation She was at first regarded as a fortune hunter but now the old man wants to make amends On the way over she meets Damion St Claire who, as a relative and not knowing she has been invited, treats her as the low birth fortune hunter he believes he is Lady Victoria however is not about to let him mistreat her so and maintains her composure Once they get to the March home however he realizes he was quite mistaken about her and she discovers her father in law as passed away but is invited to stay for a while by his brother, who also tells her of his late brother s plan to have Victoria and Damion marry.Despite this bad start Damion and Victoria are attracted to each other from the beginning But since he is known to be a devilish rake, a reputation he clearly embraces, she is determined to keep him at a distance and from the beginning refuses to take the late Earl of March s plan seriously Soon they are joined by Damion s cousin, his wife and her sister who his actively pursuing Damion.I think what makes the story so good is how they start to get to know each other slowly, without hidden motivations By chance they have to live in the same house and so it s inevitable that they spend some time together and like what they see in the other.I did feel though that the book dragged a bit in the middle When it seems clear that they love each other and are on the way of revealing their feeling the author introduces an element of surprise and the last part of the book is shadowed by the love triangle I mentioned earlier I don t think was really needed but I must say she wrote an interesting second woman, not totally a villain, and hinting of a happy ending for her.One thing annoyed me though The heroine is mentioned as being half portuguese but her name was spanish and so was her father s name That was really weird Unless Gayle Buck thinks we speak spanishGrade B


  3. Lyuda Lyuda says:

    Uneven traditional Regency story Recently widowed Lady Victoria March travels from Portugal to England to visit her estranged father in law per his invitation Right before she gets there, she meets Lord Damion St Claire Their initial liking to each other turned to his contempt as Damion learned Lady Victoria s name and destination Damion thought that the widow came to see if she can willed some inheritance from her desisted father in law This misunderstanding cleared up very shortly and we Uneven traditional Regency story Recently widowed Lady Victoria March travels from Portugal to England to visit her estranged father in law per his invitation Right before she gets there, she meets Lord Damion St Claire Their initial liking to each other turned to his contempt as Damion learned Lady Victoria s name and destination Damion thought that the widow came to see if she can willed some inheritance from her desisted father in law This misunderstanding cleared up very shortly and we see characters growing attraction blossoms despite and because of many secondary characters My main criticism of the story is that it dragged in the middle Also, I was confused with some of the timelines and events For example, one of the secondary characters started as slightly pregnant, became very pregnant, delivered a full term baby in the span of what seems to be two months


  4. Jennifer L. Jennifer L. says:

    A very satisfying read every timeWhen I just need to relax and get away from the real world this is one of my favorites If you enjoy the guilty pleasure of a historical romance definitely give this one a try.


  5. Spazfungus Spazfungus says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here it got a little annoying how the book stressed how big and bad the demon rake was, or at least his reputation it seemed like there was a lot of build up for an event or the possibility of an event the will, the revealing of the other heir, the birth of a child, etc but then the book would continue on like nothing really happened, it was a bit too long spoiler summary widowed victoria travels back to england on her father in laws request, but due to weather arrives sans maid and in the it got a little annoying how the book stressed how big and bad the demon rake was, or at least his reputation it seemed like there was a lot of build up for an event or the possibility of an event the will, the revealing of the other heir, the birth of a child, etc but then the book would continue on like nothing really happened, it was a bit too long spoiler summary widowed victoria travels back to england on her father in laws request, but due to weather arrives sans maid and in the arms of Lord Damion, the infamous demon rake Since her father in law just recently passed Victoria is forced to stay for the reading daimon s uncle Sir Aubrey says there is a codicil in the will that says she will have a larger amount if she marries Daimon The entire family either thinks victoria is daimon s mistress or a grasping army brat here for her pound of flesh she is neither, she was born and bred a lady in Portugal, deeply loved her husband, came to england only to see if she should introduce her daughter to her other relatives, is very prosperous in her own right and for some reason falls for the demon rake


  6. Esmeralda Esmeralda says:

    This book felt like it was at least 600 pages not 240.Enough said


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