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The Chivalrous Rake

3.67  ·  Rating details ·  289 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
With a broken collarbone, Jack Hamilton was in no mood to have relatives arrive on his doorstep. But the Reverend Dr. Bramley and his daughter were practically penniless, so he couldn't just turn them away. They had obviously left their previous home under a cloud, with Cressida's reputation in tatters.And then Jack learnt the true reason for their plight, and his chivalro ...more
ebook, 304 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Harlequin Special Releases (first published May 1st 2004)
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Mar 09, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
it is totally okay to make fun of me for enjoying these
Kathleen Cobcroft
Fluffy read while I was off with the flu (download from the public library) - not bad for the genre, interesting characters, but I wanted to horsewhip nearly everyone involved more than usual.
Maggie Hesseling
I liked some sections of this novel better than others. It wasn't that I didn't like the characters, I really liked the rector. But there were aspects of the novel that I just didn't understand. Such as disclosing her history to all and sundry. I missed a little cohesion, but none-the-less enjoyed myself.
Jan 14, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
A couple of gripes: didn't think he was such a rake to begin with, the chick's rather silly with the self-put-upon angst, and some scenes made me roll my eyes; it was a bit exasperating, especially near the end.
Gotta love heroes that are so emotionally unaware that every single one of his friends know that he wants to marry her before he does. Like, they all dance with her at balls to keep other men away from her until he finally pulls his head out of his butt.

Boys are so dumb sometimes.
Nov 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have read this book three times, at least. I love the simplicity of it and the rationale of the troublesome parts when defense does not necessarily come by killing, but by logic.
Sep 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A Historical Romance story with a great plot, interesting characters and a great mysterious tone.
ms bookjunkie
In parts delightful, tearjerking and convoluted, I enjoyed the book although the hero could've been faster to recognize his feelings. *g*
Apr 06, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's been a long time since I read this, but I liked it so much I made a note to find more books by this author...
Nov 28, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, regency, english
fairly good regency romance. went on a bit longer than needed.
May 23, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It has been a long time since i read this book, but i remember i really enjoyed it. it made me want to read more books by this particular author, and it put her on my top 5 list. : )
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