Gilded Splendor Author:Elizabeth Parker THE ACTING PEER — A rogue, reprobate, and scoundrel, Patrick Winter drove the ladies of English country society mad with his savior faire and dashing good looks. The master of Pinewood House played the part of a libertine to perfection, hiding his lonely destiny from everyone but himself. — THE PEERLESS ACTRESS — Bound for London stage, sheltered ... more »Amanda Prescott had no idea that fate had already cast her first role as the rakehell's true love. Visiting Pinewood House to honor her father's last request, she succumbed to Winter's burning desire. Amid the glittering milieu of wealth and glamor, Amanda and Patrick would banish forever their harsh past and make all their fantasies a passionate reality.« less
Patrick a rogue and reprobate and scoundrel to those that know him Then destiny steps in and there is Amanda Prescott. But does Amanda bring honesty and love or danger. Unexplainable things begin to happen. I found the book to be a very good afternoon read. After starting I had to finish that same day.