A Rake by Any Other Name (Somerfield Park, Book 1) by Mia Marlowe

By Mia Marlowe

"**A Reluctant Lord... A Resistant Lady... A Superfluous Fiancée
And a Devastating family members Secret...**

When Richard Barrett, Lord Hartley, is suddenly known as domestic to take the reins of the property, he discovers the level of the family's monetary straits. The treatment: marry the heiress their households have picked out for him. regrettably, he's already deliberate to marry anyone else.

Miss Sophie Goodnight isn't too partial to turning into his handbag with feet...and she sabotages all makes an attempt to woo her. but if Lord Hartley discovers the shenanigans in his father's previous, he realizes that figuring out among attractive ladies is the least of his problems.

""Absolutely exceptional! event and warmth and every thing i would like in an exceptional story."" -Victoria Alexander, number 1 **New York Times** bestseller, on **Touch of a Thief **
""This scorching story of seduction, suspense, and experience is what readers anticipate from Marlowe."" -**RT publication Reviews** on **Touch of a Scoundrel**

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33 “Gunnhild’s reputation went from scheming and unruly to ruthless and politically dangerous” Finnmark and they teach her their magic, they both want to marry her. She says that nothing can escape them, as they can track as well as dogs, and when they are angry the ground turns about, and all living things fall down dead. She beseeches the men to hide and lie in wait for the sorcerers, as they have killed all men that have been to the hut so far. On their return, Gunnhild soothes the wizards, promising that no one has visited while they were out, yet that night both men stayed awake, each jealously watching the other.

One answer is devotion to the chivalric ideal. Though Richard was responsible for acts of appalling cruelty, he was no empty-headed thug who wallowed in violence for its own sake. He had received a good education at his mother’s highly cultured court in Aquitaine, and particularly loved the tales of poets and troubadours who celebrated the exploits of Christian knights, upholders of the high laws of chivalry. Chivalry eulogised the high ethical values of Christianity as they applied particularly to the military calling.

He was the sort of general who led from the front – brave and impulsive (sometimes to the point of recklessness), but with a good grasp of military tactics. Richard I certainly had charisma. He was now 31 and had spent half his life so far in intermittent warfare. He had already committed himself to going on Crusade. What was his motivation? One answer is devotion to the chivalric ideal. Though Richard was responsible for acts of appalling cruelty, he was no empty-headed thug who wallowed in violence for its own sake.

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