Can he idiot his new family?
John Fitzhugh Barrett, shocked to profit he's inheritor to a marquessate, is set his new prestige will not suggest giving up his freedom. yet as households from far and wide England descend upon Somerfield Park for the taking pictures season, their single daughters are lining as much as bag the latest trophy buck-him.
Or is he simply fooling himself?
John's intuition for self-preservation conjures up him to divide his attentions among a scandalous younger widow, and the accurately ineligible Rebecca Kearsey, daughter of a destitute baron.
The charade offers John the semblance of controlling the sport but if he loses his middle to the gorgeous Rebecca, all bets are off.
Praise for A Rake via the other Name:
"Marlowe shines with a pleasant and scrumptious comedy of errors...Regency enthusiasts will love this page-turner." -RT booklet Reviews, four stars