TITLE: To Tempt A Rake
AUTHOR: Cara Elliott
INFO: Paperback, Fiction, 350 pages
PUBLISHED: Forever Romance, 2011
MY TAKE: Cate Elliott has yet another hit on her hands with this third installment of her "Circle of Sin" series. To Tempt A Rake reads very well as a stand alone novel, but fits quite well in the progression of the series. You definitely do not have to read the first two to delve into this book, but for your own enjoyment ~ you should..
Kate and Marco are quite the pair. She's an extremely well educated young woman who was raised by free-thinking, globe-trotting parents. On her deathbed, Kate's mother made Kate promise to reconcile with her estranged grandfather, the Duke of Cluyne. Their relationship is strained to say the least, as he is a very strict, very proper duke who has no idea what to do with the free-spirited granddaughter he's getting to know.
Marco is also known as the Comte of Como; an Italian who uses his charm and outstanding good lucks to breeze his way through life. Kate sets him on his toes as she doesn't fall under his spell immediately and spurns him ~ in the beginning. Their relationship is a lot of fun to follow along with and fall into with them. They set sparks off each other and seem to find mystery and danger at every turn.
This is a fun book to spend an afternoon with. That is exactly what you will do as it is another one that keeps you turning the pages until you're done. Cara Elliott knows how to write characters that you will care about and have fun on their adventures with.
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