Title: Beauty and the Rake
Series: The Rockery Rogues #3
Author: Erica Monroe
Genre: Regency Romance
Published: April 21, 2015
Publisher: Quillfire Publishing
My Rating: 4 stars
ONCE SHE WAS BEAUTIFUL...
Abigail Vautille grew up in the heart of the London rookeries, toiling as a factory worker until one tragic night leaves her disfigured and unable to weave. Faced with starvation or prostitution, she strikes a deal with the rogue who owns her father’s gambling debts—if he excuses the debt, for two weeks, she’ll give him her body, but not her heart.
ONCE HE WAS CHARMING…
Inspector Michael Strickland of the Metropolitan Police has always had a way with women. Success comes easily to him, and he glides through life on his good looks and family name. But Abigail lights a passion within him he never knew existed. As he gets to know her, he realizes two weeks with her won’t be enough. He sees the beauty within her, not the beast she believes herself to be.
TOGETHER, THEIR LOVE IS BEYOND A FAIRY TALE.
Yet Abigail’s scars run more than skin deep. With the end of their agreement so close, can Michael convince Abigail she’s exactly who he wants?
Read on for my thoughts on Beauty and the Rake. No true spoilers, promise.