The Dutiful Rake - Large Print Author:Elizabeth Rolls Who but a true scoundrel would use decorum to conceal his desire... — SAVED FROM SCANDAL... — Marcus, Earl of Rutherford, is used to flirting with scandal, but when he places Miss Marguerite Fellowes's spotless reputation in jeopardy, he's challenged to do the honorable thing. — Marcus makes it clear theirs will be a marriage based on duty,... more » not love. But then he watches as proud Meg blossoms in London society. Tantalized by her evident passion for life, suddenly the dutiful husband finds himself with far from innocent desires....« less
The Earl Of Rutherford was used to flirting with scandal But when an act of charity placed his charge's spotless reputation in jeporardy, marcus knew he must do the honorable thing. There was no point pretending he was in love. So in return for Miss Marguerite Fellowe's discretion and children, the earl offered his name abd protection. Then Marcus watched as proud Meg blossomed in London society.
Regency romance - An act of charity compromises Meg, so the Earl of Rutherford does the honorable thing & marries her. The shy Meg blossoms in society & the Earl finds himself irresistably drawn to her.