The Taming of the Rake (Hqn) by Kasey Michaels
By Kasey Michaels
Meet the Blackthorn brothers— 3 unrepentant scoundrels notorious for being mad, undesirable and dangerous to loveCharming, prosperous and wickedly good-looking, Oliver "Beau" Blackthorn has it all…except revenge at the enemy he cannot put out of your mind. Now the chance for retribution has fallen into his palms. yet his good fortune hinges on girl Chelsea Mills–Beckman—the one girl with the ability to distract him from his quest.Desperate to flee her family's regulate, girl Chelsea seizes the opportunity to run off with the infamous eldest Blackthorn brother, realizing she's just a pawn in his video game. yet as Beau attracts her deep right into a global of intrigue, possibility and explosive ardour, does she dare desire he will opt for love over vengeance?
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Oh, for pity’s sake, I’m here to hand you the perfect revenge, you jackass! Does it really matter that you didn’t send Flotley to us? Five. ” Chelsea closed her eyes for a second, swallowed her fear once more and then turned around. “Yes? Has the penny finally dropped, Mr. Blackthorn? I’ll excuse you, considering your drunken state, but you really shouldn’t have taken much past three. ” Beau got to his feet, waving a hand in front of him as if erasing whatever she’d said as not worthy of a response.
He might not appear vulnerable, but clearly he still carried the burden of his birth around with him; it must be a great weight he would choose to put down if he had the chance. “Are you still going on about that? You are, aren’t you. ” Beau frowned just as if he didn’t understand her, which made her angry. She knew he wasn’t stupid. “Don’t try to deny it, Mr. Blackthorn. You’ve sent person after person to insinuate himself with Thomas this past year, guide him down all the wrong paths, divesting him of our family’s fortune just as if you had been personally dipping your hand into his pockets.
The earl sighed. ” “Forgot the rest of the words, did you? I mean it, Thomas, you’re a parrot. ” “We’ve moved beyond what you want, Chelsea. You’ve had your opportunities. Three Seasons, and you’re still unwed, and very near to being on the shelf. Papa was much too indulgent of your fits and starts, and you missed a Season as we mourned his passing, may the merciful Lord rest his soul. ” “And one out-and-out fortune hunter who had you entirely hoodwinked,” Chelsea reminded him as she paced the carpet in front of the desk, unable to remain still.