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Bargaining With a Rake (Whisper of Scandal, #1)
Title : Bargaining With a Rake (Whisper of Scandal, #1)
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Language : English
Format Type : Kindle Edition
Number of Pages : 292 pages

An alternate cover edition can be found here.For eleven years, Gillian Rutherford has dreamed of escaping her family s dark secret and living a normal life Now, faced with an unwelcome marriage that will chain her to London and the secret slowly killing her, she s desperate to save herself and the sister she adores Salvation comes in the form of an American shipping tyco An alternate cover edition can be found here.For eleven years, Gillian Rutherford has dreamed of escaping her family s dark secret and living a normal life Now, faced with an unwelcome marriage that will chain her to London and the secret slowly killing her, she s desperate to save herself and the sister she adores Salvation comes in the form of an American shipping tycoon, and all she must do is seduce him into marrying her But Gillian s scheme hits a snag when she makes a bargain with a notorious rake Alexander Trevelle, Lord Lionhurst He ll help her win the hand of his American friend, if she ll assist him with exacting revenge against her unwanted fianc But the price of the pact may just be their hearts


Bargaining With a Rake (Whisper of Scandal, #1) Reviews

  • Tinsoni

    This book had the potential but Johnstone failed in executionI really enjoyed her recent books so I could only chalk up this book s failure to deliver to her inexperience as a writer at the time.

  • Literati Literature Lovers

    Ms Johnstone has a lot of potential as an author But, this book has some major problems in both continuity and context First if you are going to write book in a historical setting please use language that is part of the time period I don t expect an author s romance book to not take dramatic license, but the usage of modern day colloquialism in language kills the book for me Ms Johnstone used far too much modern language for me to over look it Ms Johnstone pretty much throughout the soci Ms John [...]

  • Lindsey

    Spitfire, Gillian Rutherford is a daughter of a recluse duke She is has been running from a dark sad secret for the past eleven years, and she is tired of running She has one shot to have a happy life and make sure his sister Whitney, has a happy life Gillian must marry to make this reality She has set her sights on an successful American businessman This will be her ticket out of England What she doesn t count on is her heart telling her the American s business partner and best friend is Spitfi [...]

  • Daneesha

    There wasn t a lot of sexy time in this book When it did happen, it was like, oh yeah, let s throw in one for good measure So, Gillian has this dark family secret She needs to marry so that she can protect her sister and herself She sets her sights on an American just come to the English shores It s his best friend that she ends up taking a liking to Getting to their eventual HEA was really fun and there wasn t a lot of groveling or painful denials.Anyway, I liked that Gillian had a lot of There [...]

  • J. Kahele

    Duluth s good readGillian will do anything to hide her mothers secret and protect her sister She has a plan until Alex enters her life and instead of concentrating on the task at hand she finds her concentration floating to Alex.

  • Edwina " I LoveBooks" "Deb"

    A WONDERFUL HISTORICAL ROMANCE Bargaining With A Rake book 1 of A Whisper Of Scandal series, was a absolutely wonderful Historical Romance It had the right amount of romance with a little bit of sensual sexy heat I usually like a sensual erotic romance story but Bargaining With A Rake s storyline and characters made up for the lack of sex There is plenty of suspense, mystery and secrets with a touch of sadness The villain get his just deserts The H H Lady Gillian Rutherford daughter o A WONDERF [...]

  • Sue

    Solid 4, narration and story I enjoyed this quite a bit, the devil in this actually is a tiny bit sympathetic figure His actions definitely NOT It will be interesting if he resurfaces, occasionally has flashes of regret He s got a big hill to climb if he does show up in the series again Jillian, is forced to be betrothed to a man she hates because of her father and a blackmailer not that she knows who it is She s hatched a plan to marry and American and escape to America with her sister Solid 4, [...]