Thursday, June 5, 2014

No Good Duke Goes Unpunished

Author:  Sarah MacLean
Series:  The Rule of Scoundrels, Book 3
Year:  2013
Publisher: Avon
Pages: 381

Goodreads Summary:
A rogue ruined . . .
He is the Killer Duke, accused of murdering Mara Lowe on the eve of her wedding. With no memory of that fateful night, Temple has reigned over the darkest of London’s corners for twelve years, wealthy and powerful, but beyond redemption. Until one night, Mara resurfaces, offering the one thing he’s dreamed of . . . absolution.
A lady returned . . .
Mara planned never to return to the world from which she’d run, but when her brother falls deep into debt at Temple’s exclusive casino, she has no choice but to offer Temple a trade that ends in her returning to society and proving to the world what only she knows . . . that he is no killer.
A scandal revealed . . .
It’s a fine trade, until Temple realizes that the lady—and her past—are more than they seem. It will take every bit of his strength to resist the pull of this mysterious, maddening woman who seems willing to risk everything for honor . . . and to keep from putting himself on the line for love.

I absolutely adored this book. I'd been dying to know the Killer Duke's story and it absolutely did not disappoint. These books are such fun little romps. The heroines are smart and sassy. The heroes are rugged and total pushovers for the women they love. I highly recommend this series to everyone. Oh and I most definitely just pre-ordered the fourth book in this series as that little snippet at the end totally got me wanting to know Chase's story!


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