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A Pair of Rogues
After becoming godfather to his close friend's newborn, Ned Windemere decided to reform his rakish ways. Then he met the lad's godmother, Miss Christina Lindsay, and reconsidered.
Hardcover, Large Print, 311 pages
Published July 1st 2003 by Thorndike Press
(first published July 30th 1997)
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A very satisfying read. Well-paced and a well-told story. Lady Christina and Ned make an unlikely pair. Ned is 12 years older and is her elder brother, Robert's, friend. Ned has a reputation as a rake, Lady Christina is an innocent but intent on bucking against society's expectations. Their mutual adoration for Robert and Louisa's (the Duke and Duchess of Broughton) baby, Robert Edward, or "Little Ned", as Ned, the Earl of Windermere, likes to call him helps Ned and Christina forge an unlikely ...more
Loved this story about a notorious rake Ned who falls in love with his friends sister Christiana. Ned knows her brother Robert would never approve and he doesn't approve of himself either but he is drawn to protect her from other rakes and fortune hunters. How they come to realize that they love each other is beautifully written. Christina gets into scrap over scrap with Ned saving her reputation each time but once his feelings get invoked, saving her might cost her reputation even more. I liked ...more
A happy young ducal couple asks two rather odd friends to be godparents to their newborn: he's rakish and she's wayward and they feel irritated sparks whenever they're around each other. Watch irritation turn to interest and then more.
Wynn was born in Houston, Texas, and earned a history degree from Rice University in 1972. She later attended the American Graduate School of International Management in Glendale, Arizona, for her Masters, and gave up a respectable career in international banking to make an abortive attempt at entering veterinary school. Deciding to stay at home and take care of her children instead, she has ...moreMore about Patricia Wynn...