The Rake and the Rebel Author:Mary Brendan Miss Silver Meredith. Beautiful, just eighteen?and vulnerable to the worst sort of scandal after an attempted elopement goes wrong. Her reputation and her future depend on the silence of one man? — Adam, Marquess of Rockingham. A rake from the most notorious of noble families, he's ruthless, charming and dangerous. He's also still smarting about ... more »a graceless rejection from the only woman to whom he's ever proposed marriage, the only woman he's ever loved?Silver Meredith.