What a Rake Wants (2020)

What a Rake Wants Maggi Andersen What a Rake Wants King George sends his private investigator an Irishman Kieran Flynn Lord Montsimon on a mission the reason for which is unclear Is it a plot against the Crown Or something entirely unrelated Flyn
  • Title: What a Rake Wants
  • Author: Maggi Andersen
  • ISBN: 9781910282038
  • Page: 457
  • Format: Paperback
What a Rake Wants Maggi Andersen King George sends his private investigator, an Irishman, Kieran Flynn, Lord Montsimon, on a mission, the reason for which is unclear Is it a plot against the Crown Or something entirely unrelated Flynn s inquiries lead him to the widow, Lady Althea Brookwood Known amongst the ton as a rake, Flynn is rarely turned down by a lady, and when Althea refuses not just him butKing George sends his private investigator, an Irishman, Kieran Flynn, Lord Montsimon, on a mission, the reason for which is unclear Is it a plot against the Crown Or something entirely unrelated Flynn s inquiries lead him to the widow, Lady Althea Brookwood Known amongst the ton as a rake, Flynn is rarely turned down by a lady, and when Althea refuses not just him but many other men, he becomes intrigued After her neighbor, Sir Harold Crowthorne informs Althea that he means to take her country property, Owltree Cottage, by fair means or foul, she must search for help The first man she turns to is promptly murdered and the second lies to her That leaves Flynn, Lord Montsimon, a man she has been studiously avoiding But Montsimon is decidedly unhelpful, and than a little mysterious Her only option is to seduce him Althea has little confidence that she will succeed, especially as before her husband was killed in a duel, he often told her she was quite hopeless at intimacy When a spy is murdered, Flynn wonders just what Althea knows and what her involvement might be with the man the king wants Flynn to investigate.
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  1. Julie

    What a Rake Wants by Maggi Anderson is a 2014 Knox Robinson Publishing release I was provided a copy of this book for review purposes.This was a light regency period romance with a little intrigue and adventure on the side Althea is widowed and frankly she is relieved Her husband was not a tender man in the bedroom and often belittled her Althea has been left with a piece of property and not much else after her husband s death, but Owltree Cottage was hers and she wanted to retire there in peace [...]

  2. Carol *Young at Heart Oldie*

    This is the third book in The Spies of Mayfair series Once again, Maggi Andersen pens an entertaining romance set against a background of intrigue.FlynnFlynn was born and raised at Greystones Manor, the family home in County Wicklow, Ireland After his mother ran off with her lover, he was left in the care of his father, a drunkard with a violent temper He understood why she had left his father but not why his mother had left him behind He was condemned to a miserable childhood without parental l [...]

  3. Tina Petriella

    Maggie Anderson does it again with What a Rake Wants her newest book Maggie creates such a world that makes you want to leap in with both feet and this newest one is no different I was pulled in from the beginning and wasn t able to put it down until I finished it I laughed, cried, and worried with the main characters and I still wanted of them when it is was done.The descriptions of the countryside, London and Ireland along with the intrigue of spies and the intrigue of King George, Maggie und [...]

  4. Gaele

    The second of this author s titles I have read, Maggi Anderson takes us on a regency era romp in What a Rake Wants, a fun and engaging quick light read that is perfect for an afternoon s entertainment Althea is a fairly typical heroine of the genre, recently widowed and having little use for men, as they always seem to abuse her trust in some way, she is looking forward to widowhood with a quiet life in the country in the small estate left to her Her retreat from all things male was understandab [...]

  5. Rosemary Morris

    After his father s death, Kieran Flynn, 4th Viscount Montsimon, returns to neglected Greystones Manor in Ireland.Maggi Anderson sets the scene very effectively In the depths of winter, heavy clouds hung low over the house, a blunted dark shape, stark against the sky, like a blemish on the beautiful land it occupied On the day he arrives at Greystones, the news of George III s death reaches Montsimon He returns to London where he is intrigued by troubled widow Althea Brook, who has an unhappy pas [...]

  6. KyBunnies

    Originally posted at Bunny s ReviewKieran Flynn the Viscount Montsimon has arrived home It is believed he has been away for several years and does not know most of the staff A strong start for a story that kept going strong until the end This book offers lots of twist, turn, and characters with heavy burdens and unknown answers for many problems.A variety of characters offered thru out the story Some of the characters are unsavory than others with a few unredeemable characters I truly laughed o [...]

  7. Nicole Laverdure

    What a Rake Wants, by Maggi Andersen, was charming to read I have to give it 4.5 stars The story starts as Kieran Flynn, Lord Montsimon, returns home after his father has passed away King George has a mission for him, to keep an eye on Lady Althea Brookwood, a young widow, who s late husband maybe mixed in a plot Both characters were charming and lovable I found it fun to discover the whole intrigue The plot behind King George was well developed and mix into this light and sweet romance Enters, [...]

  8. Nicholas

    win Will read and review once received.This was my first book from the author By the end of the book I was in love with the characters and I just loved the story From the beginning to the end I just could not put the book down It was such a great read The description s in this book were so good This was a great book and I can see myself reading from this author Great book.

  9. JoRead

    Refreshing story that focuses on solving a mystery than in building a never ending loop of lust and desire I call it refreshing because although I do enjoy a good spicy romantic story, I feel that lately some authors center their stories in how much the main characters stir the passions for each other but the story in itself feels flat There were moments that the world built reminded me of a novel written in the actual period I was happily surprised to feel that way by a book written in modern [...]

  10. Isabelle Morebooksthanlivros

    Title What a Rake WantsSeries The Spies of Mayfair Series 3Author Maggi AndersenGenre Historical RomanceHeat 1 starSource ARC provided by The Romance ReviewsThe Romance ReviewsCover 3 starsCharacters 5 starsPlot 4 starsHeat 1 starFreshness 3 starsAddictiveness 4 starsTotal 3.5 stars Is it possible to find love in the middle of chaos Is it possible to hold on to it, when you need stability What a Rake Wants show us the answer.Ms Andersen has created very strong characters within this book They ar [...]

  11. thomas m

    PotentialMediocre amusing plot, but a difficult read The work s proofreading is not perfect, and there is a central and pervasive composition difficulty the lack of transitions Paragraph and idea movement is poorly handled.

  12. InD'tale Magazine

    3.5 5.0This is a wonderful adventure story within an adventure Read full review in the 2014 2015 Holiday issue of InD tale Magazine.

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