The right kind of rogue

Valerie Bowman

Book - 2017

"Viscount Hart Highgate has decided to put his rakish ways behind him and finally get married. He may adore a good brandy or a high-speed carriage race, but he takes his duties as heir to the earldom seriously. Now all he has to do is find the right kind of woman to be his bride ideally, one who's also well-connected and well-funded. . . Meg Timmons has loved Hart, the brother of her best friend, ever since she was an awkward, blushing schoolgirl. If only she had a large dowry or anyt...hing to her name at all. Instead, she's from a family that's been locked in a bitter feud with Hart's for years. And now she's approaching her third London season, Meg's chances with him are slim to none. Unless a surprise encounter on a deep, dark night could be enough to spark a rebellious romance. . .for all time?" Page [4] of cover.

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Series
Bowman, Valerie. Playful brides ; bk. 8.
Subjects
Genres
Romance fiction
Historical fiction
Published
New York, NY : St. Martin's Paperbacks 2017.
Edition
St. Martin's paperback edition
Language
English
Physical Description
305 pages ; 17 cm
ISBN
125012171X
9781250121714
Main Author
Valerie Bowman (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

When she learns that her best friend's brother, Hart Highgate, whom she has loved for years, is looking for a bride, Meg Timmons sets out to prove that she would make him the perfect wife, despite the feud between their families.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

When she learns that her brother’s best friend, Hart Highgate, the man she has loved for years, has decided to choose a bride, Meg Timmons, a spinster in the making whose family is steeped in scandal, decides that this is her last chance to blossom and sets out to prove that she would make him the perfect wife. By the author of Never Trust a Pirate. Original.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Bestselling author Valerie Bowman sets the stage in Regency England for her Playful Brides series, where couples' misadventures on the way to the altar are witty, romantic romps based on some of the world's most beloved plays. The eighth installment, The Right Kind of Rogue, is inspired by William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.Can two star-crossed lovers come together—until death do they part? Viscount Hart Highgate has decided to put his rakish ways behind him and finally get married. He may adore a good brandy or a high-speed carriage race, but he takes his duties as heir to the earldom seriously. Now all he has to do is find the right kind of woman to be his bride—ideally, one who’s also well-connected and well-funded. . . Meg Timmons has loved Hart, the brother of her best friend, ever since she was an awkward, blushing schoolgirl. If only she had a large dowry—or anything to her name at all. Instead, she’s from a family that’s been locked in a bitter feud with Hart’s for years. And now she’s approaching her third London season, Meg’s chances with him are slim to none. Unless a surprise encounter on a deep, dark night could be enough to spark a rebellious romance. . .for all time?Valerie Bowman’s Playful Brides novels are:“Wholly satisfying.”—USA Today “Smart and sensual…readers will be captivated.”—RT Book Reviews “Smoldering.” —Booklist