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A Lady's Guide to Rakes (Featherton Sisters #3)

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ONCE A RAKE, ALWAYS A RAKE!

Gentle Reader, always remember that-and pray that I, Meredith Merriweather, heed my own warning. For I find myself caught in a scheme to prove that the notorious "former" scoundrel Lord Lansing, Alexander Lamont, is just as wicked as he always has been. To complete my cautionary guidebook, which will save young ladies from suffering at the hands
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Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Forever (first published 2005)
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Hannah
Cute story, with an attractive and likeable main couple. However, some elements of the novel are decidedly anacronistic; the behaviour and manner in which the characters address each other would have been extremely shocking in Regency England, to say the least. For example, there is absolutely no way Meredith and Alexander would have addressed each other by first name, nor would she have shortened it to "Alex", even if he had suggested it. Caskie seems to have lifted the plot for a contemporary ...more
MJ
Feb 01, 2008 MJ rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: no one
Recommended to MJ by: Ulimate reading list
Meridith Merriweather wants to save other girls her same fate. Two years ago she was taken advantage of by a Rake and was left at the alter. If it was not for her Greataunts standing in socoety she would have been ruined for trusting the wrong man. So she is writing a guide for all young ladies to help them avoid rakes. Enter Alexander Lamont, reformed rake. No longer taking advantage of young women but Merideth does not beleive it. Once a rake always a rake. Alexander is determined to marry Mer ...more
Mary Rose
Kathryn Caskie me ha sorprendido.
Una historia entretenida, divertida y bien llevada con unos personajes extrañables y, en parte, otros detestables - cofcofBethAugustinecofcof. Es una lastima que haya empezado esta trilogía de manera salteada pero eso es un detalle menor. Pero no dudo en descartar en leer otro libro de la autora.

P.D: Un detalle que no puedo pasar por alto y no por ello tuvo que ver con la puntuación final que le dí al libro (NO Y NO)... Me chirrió mucho parte de la traducción d
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Sara ♥
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"A rake cruelly shattered Meredith Merriweather's dreams of romance. To ensure that no woman will ever be forced to suffer a similar fate, Meredith has been conducting "scientific experiments" on the ton's most notorious rakes with the intention of publishing a guidebook for young ladies. Meredith has one subject left before her work will be complete: Alexander Lamont, Lord Lansing. While rumor has it that the infamous charmer is now the picture of decorum, Meredith simply refuses to
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Cherie Jensen
I'm giving three stars because I continued to love Alexander throughout the entire story. He was consistent and charming. I can understand his attraction to Meredith. She was freshly guileless in a comedic way. What I didn't like was how convoluted the story became with the frugal but apparently wealthy suitor, Mr. Chillton, and the invidious friend, Beth. These characters worked their way out of the story eventually but were not necessary to the relationship between Alexander and Meredith. The ...more
Marcy Strahan
Loved it! It's so witty, charming & fun read!
Pablina
Muy muy bueno!!!! Uuuuuuuf
Joan
I keep asking myself why these authors keep writing the same thing over and over in their books. I understand repeating something but it starts to get old page after page. This story was well written and had excellent characters but the leading lady for being a smart gel was a whiner. I liked the reforming of the rake and the challenges that were put in his way. Other than the same line over and over the story moved at a great pace, lots of little twists and the elderly aunts were great!
Dancer
There are many comical overtones to this book, which help it along - Meredith hiding in a hot air balloon being one of them. Meredith decides to write a guide book on rakes. Alexander Lamont, Lord Lansing, will be upon whom she models the book. The way he maneuvers the wedding is also a bit "twisted" but has its comical relief.
Vmontgzz
Me sorprendio gratamente esta autora, resulta una historia entretenida, divertida y fácil de leer solo me molesto algo que más de uno intentara manipular a la protagonista.
Michelle
Typical Regency historical. Typical rakish hero, impulsive & stubborn heroine. Enjoyable book, no real romantic scenes, not a keeper.
Maria Harvey
I really enjoyed this easy to read funny story.
Donna
Good book.
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Kathryn Caskie has long been a devotee of history and things of old. So it came as no surprise to her family when she took a career detour off the online super highway and began writing historical romances full time.

With a background in marketing, advertising and journalism, she has written professionally for television, radio, magazines and newspapers.

Kathryn lives in a 200 year old Quaker home
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