Very few things in the world could make Oliver Warren, the
Marquis of Haybury, flinch. The return of the recently
widowed Diane Benchley, also known as Lady Cameron seems to
be one of them.
London is buzzing with news that Lady Cameron has returned
to London, late in the night with a half dozen of the
grandest black carriages. Will she remarry? What will she do
with her late husband's fortune? Society is shocked when she
announces, at the Duke and Duchess's Grand Ball, that she is
planning to open an exclusive gentleman's gaming club in the
old Adam House family mansion. No one is more stunned than
the Marquis of Haybury, Oliver Warren.
Two Years ago in Vienna, just after the death of her
husband, Diane and Oliver had a private indiscretion. The
indiscretion left them both a bit rattled. Now Diane has
threatened to reveal an ungentlemanly secret of
Oliver's...unless he agrees to help her with the opening of
her gentleman's gaming club. A notorious gambler, and known
rake, Oliver is qualified to educate the young girls that
Diane has employed at the club. This is the biggest risk
Oliver has ever taken, only thing is that this time he has
more to loose than money.
A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO RAKES is a fun adventure of breaking
the rules of society, doing what one must to survive, and
following your heart. The main characters may be reunited
over a business arrangement, but the passion of their past
indiscretion builds sexual tension that could destroy
everything. The reader will fall in love with Diane's
determination and Oliver's desire. A wonderful read for any
reader who enjoys a story of going against the grain of
All of London is abuzz with the return of the utterly
alluring, recently widowed Diane Benchley. Will she remarry?
What will she do with her late husbandâ€™s fortune? Sociey is
shocked by her announcementâ€”at the Grand Ball, of all
places!â€”that she plans to open an exclusive gentlemanâ€™s
gaming club in the family mansion. But no one is more
stunned than the Marquis of Haybury, Oliver Warren.
Years ago, Oliver and Diane shared a private indiscretion.
Now Diane threatens to reveal Oliverâ€™s most ungentlemanly
secretsâ€¦unless he agrees to help her. A notorious
gamblerâ€”and rakeâ€”Oliver is overqualified to educate Diane in
the ways and means of running her establishment. But
striking a deal with Diane might just be the biggest risk
Oliver has ever taken. This time, the only thing he has to
lose is his heartâ€¦