The Infamous Rakes
In two novels by the USA Today–bestselling author: Will London'smost notorious rogues be outmatched in the game of love by twoclever young ladies?When Lady Gillian Carnaby reads of her own betrothal to a hithertounknown Baron Hopwood in the London Times, she is shocked to learnthat the man is real. Worse, Hopwood is merely a minor title forJosiah Hawtrey, Marquess of Thorne, a man with such a scandalousreputation that London society is quite willing to believe he wouldbecome affianced to a noblewoman he has never met. To save herreputation, Gillian and the Marquess must go through the motions ofa betrothal. But when Gillian sees that Thorne desires her as awoman, if not a wife, she must play a most challenging game of lovewith one of London's most notorious rakes.The Marquess of Thorne's friend, handsome Lord Edward Crawley,seeks to wed a wealthy heiress to shore up his faltering estate—andpay off his gambling debts. When Felicia Adlam realizes that herbreathtakingly beautiful younger sister, Theodosia, is theseductive fortune-hunter's target, she vows to protect Theo fromhim, no matter what it takes. But Crawley is charmingly honestabout his intentions, and undeniably appealing, so Felicia soondiscovers that she risks surrendering to the accomplished rake'sseductive charms herself.