Handsome ladies’ man Lucas Beckford has agreed to help his friend, an impoverished baron, win the affections of an icy heiress. It should be a simple task, especially for a seducer of his reputation.
As the head of his family, Robert Beckford, the Earl of Masten, was accustomed to dealing with various problems his siblings had caused of one sort or another. However he wasn’t prepared when his cad of brother ruined and then abandoned a young lady.
London's most notorious rogue—decadent, depraved, forbidden
It was love at first sight between Clarice and Elias, but, alas. Clarice''s cousin had seen Elias first!
WILD AND WILLFUL - that is how Dorinda seems compared to her sister, the oh-so-feminine younger daughter of the Earl of Tillbury.
LOVE IN HASTE
Lovely Gwendolen Quarters was thought to be a most level-headed Miss--until she met Captain Henry Belville of the Royal Navy. In the space of a few hours, Gwendolen lost her heart --and soon after promised her hand to this stranger.
GIRL -- Lovely young copper-haired Rolande Henry was forced onto the stage at an early age to survive in a cruel world of designing men.
INTO BOY -- She was cunningly trained to act out the role of a missing lad who stood to inherit the most fabulous fortune in England.
Named for a goddess and just as beautiful, Athena Penrose was bound for Greece, the land of her dreams...Gladly foregoing a season in London, she embarked on a trip to the Parthenon to fulfill her parents'' dying request that she carry their ashes to the temple.
She was a damsel in distress, rescued by a brash golden-haired stranger she knew only as David. Frances Atherton, a country parson''s daughter, had a lot to learn about London''s wicked city ways.
Even a rogue can believe in miracles. . .