Tammy Walton Grant's Reviews > The Perfect Rake
by Anne Gracie (Goodreads Author)
""...She risked everything to get us to London and had a perfectly splendid plan to save us and then Great-uncle Oswald ruined everything, and poor Prue blames herself, but she cannot help being plain and -"
"Plain? Why the devil does everyone keep saying she is plain?" declared Gideon in exasperation. "Do you all need spectacles?"" 29 comments
"He smiled slowly, a smile that made her breathless, even as she wanted to strangle him...."And besides, you know you need me, Imp."
"I don't need you. And-what did you just call me?"
"Imp. It's short for ImPrudence-much more appropriate. There is not a shred of prudence or caution in you!" He observed her indignant reaction with patent approval, then commented affably, (continued)" 4 comments
""I shan't mind if you don't," he agreed. "But I'll not let you go, Prudence. I'll not pester you, but know this: I will wait until you choose to listen to your heart."
"Pshaw." It was a feeble effort. She took a deep breath and tried again. "Humbug. How can you presume to know my heart?"
He smiled a slow, devastating smile.
(continued)" 4 comments