On the Way to the Wedding with 2nd Epilogue. Mar 01, Corrine rated it really liked it Shelves: Reggie is an alcoholic trying to make a better life for himself. Es una historia de oportunidades: I liked the idea of this story well-enough but have a hard time rating it very high now I’ve finished it. I was glad to read a good Putney book after finding her most recent release pretty weak.

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Book review: Mary Jo Putney’s *The Rake*

Aug 10, Kimberly Carrington-Fox rated it really liked it Shelves: View all 23 comments. All his other choices are ethical and kinda heroic. Aug 30, Robin rated it it marh amazing Shelves: Not Always a Saint. Reginald Davenport has a well-earned reputation as a Rake. Esto aumenta su angustia al punto de llevarlo al alcoholismo.

Oportunidad a cambiar y mejorar tanto como individuo pputney una comunidad como persona. My main issue was the tedious and repetitive descriptions of the day to day activities taking place at the estate. He and Alys develop a strong friendship, as he appreciates her accomplishments as steward and she comes to respect his sharp mind and potential for goodness.


No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! No tengo palabras para poder explicar o haceros entender todo lo que me ha hecho sentir. He resolves to stop drinking for a while, until he the rake mary jo putney resume his drinking in moderation.

The Rake by Mary Jo Putney

Los pocos momentos bajos quedan cubiertos por pinceladas de dos tramas de amor secundarias que redondean la novela. Known throughout society as the Despair of the Davenports, thirty-seven-year-old Reginald Davenport is quite thoroughly debauched. Loving a Lost Lord. This book was deep as mwry ocean.

The Rake Book Summary and Study Guide

Can love lead to redemption and trust? She has the freedom to run the estate as she wishes, and has implemented some revolutionary yet highly successful reforms. Alys finds her tall, dark, handsome employer too attractive with his intelligence and appalling sense of mray, but she doesn’t believe he could be interested in a tall, odd-eyed female like her.

We appreciate your feedback. He just needs a rest, and Strickland will be perfect. Thank you for being an AudioGals reader! This must be the first historical romance written along the lines of 12 steps of AA clubs.

Rale was fun getting to know Alys and I enjoyed her confidence and strength. He changes it subtly over time, showing that Reggie is changing, too, his artificial manner of speech gradually leaving him as he slowly reveals the truly good, kind man that always lurked beneath the rakish exterior.


The Rake (Davenport, #2) by Mary Jo Putney

The bulk of the story is the rake reforming and the reformer coming to terms with her past, and it is a very enjoyable story.

Reggie really was a nice person and very fair-minded, especially when he learns that his steward is a woman – Alys Weston. Putney will putneg released in July See if the rake mary jo putney have enough points for this item. She soon realizes he is also struggling with alcoholism and decides she should try to help him just as she has tried to help so many others on the estate.

They’re both extremely lonely, pufney, and it’s great watching them not wham-bam fall-in-love, but see it slowly happen as they come rakd like, respect, admire, and trust each other and form a wonderful and – dare I say it?

The Reformer Young Alys Weston fled her home in despair, vowing never to trust another man.