Hazard - Company of Rogues, Bk 10 Author:Jo Beverley YOU'VE NEVER MET A HEROINE LIKE LADY ANNE PECKWORTH. — The sheltered daughter of a duke, she has always been a perfect lady, even when jilted. Twice. Now, however, she's angry, and she's angry at the single most reckless, most irresponsible, most *irresistible* man she's ever known.... — YOU'VE NEVER MET A HERO LIKE... more » RACE de VERE.
Far below Anne's station in life, he has invaded her orderly world like a pirate, tempting her to the edge and beyond. He leads her into impropriety, into wickedness, and then into the most dangerous step of all -- the adventure that could win or lose her everything in one hazardous night....« less
Anachronistic in language and ideology -- and filled with distracting references to the "Company of Rogues," obviously a plug for other books in the series. What's to like? An appealing heroine who blossoms with self-assurance, a quietly-chivalrous hero, slowly building sexual tension.
The Company of Rogues, Race de Vere's story. You meet him in The Dragon's Bride as Con's secretary, he goes to make sure Lady Anne Peckworth is taking Con's marriage ok. He instead falls in love with her, even though he is an untitled soldier and she is the daughter of a duke.