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The Righteous Rogue

3.09  ·  Rating Details ·  22 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Even though a beautiful young woman looks destitute, she still is a lady. And the man waiting in the shadows hardly seems high society himself. Dark, handsome, and entangled in a web of ominous family secrets, his rescuing her has suddenly involved them both in something he is bent on avoiding
Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 1st 1997 by Signet
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Kathy * Bookworm Nation
3.5

So, I liked this one. I thought it was a fun read, although it didn’t blow me away. I liked it enough that I’ll probably check out more from Ms. Kirkland. This is bad, I finished the book awhile ago and I can’t think of the characters names (I’ll have to add them later). Anyway, I liked our heroine; she was your typical nice girl with a lighthearted personality. Our hero was also pretty likable; he was a bit different than he is originally introduced. The book starts with him receiving a port
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Sep 17, 2008 Angela rated it liked it
Shelves: regency, for-kirsten
This was a short, quick and cute read. It's set in the Regency Period (ie: Pride & Prejudice times) where "making love" is talking romantically. So if you're in the mood for a straight-up undisguised romance without being a grocery story paperback then this is a good one to try. It was definitely cheesy at times and I laughed out loud a lot (at times that weren't necessarily supposed to humorous) and the ending was totally predictable . . . but what can I say? I'm a sucker for a love story ...more
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Jan 23, 2015 Lisa Montgomery rated it liked it
Even though a beautiful young woman looks destitute, she still is a lady. And the man waiting in the shadows hardly seems high society himself. Dark, handsome, and entangled in a web of ominous family secrets, his rescuing her has suddenly involved them both in something he is bent on avoiding--the precarious business of love. A Regency romance original.

There is a constant change in the point of view from H/h and even minor characters.
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Regency
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More research reading. :) After a while light fluffy novels begin to numb the brain. :P
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Martha Kirkland is a graduate of Georgia State University and has taught both English and drama at the high school level. A classical singer, she believes it was the years she spent practicing scales that gave her the discipline needed to write twenty-six books. She is a lifelong resident of Atlanta, and her family includes a husband and two daughters.
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