First published in , The Spinster and the Rake is one of Anne Stuart’s earliest Regencies, and has, sadly, been out of print for a number of. The Spinster and the Rake by Anne Stuart The Spinster, Gillian Redford, is not a bluestocking but rather a woman who’s played nursemaid and. The Spinster and the Rake by Anne Stuart – book cover, description, publication history.

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He needed some new and fresh distractions. I did like that Gillian was smart, capable, and well loved by those that took the time to know her rather than the role she was cast in. Gillian is a strong and sweet heroine. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

Gillian Redfern has spjnster the age of thirty never having even been kissed. Gilmour Invested Ivana J. This is your traditional story of a Spinster and the Rake. I kept hoping there was a story there, but it never really happened.

He brings animation into her life and she bring stability to his. Would you like us to take another look at this review? I did think that Ronan’s character was better developed, and I liked his attitude and how he thought about the world in general. The Duke Who Ravished Me. I enjoyed it and this book reminds me that Anne Stuart has been a great writer for a long time.

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This isn’t one of Anne Stuart’s best or worst, but I recommend it if you’re already a fan and are interested in seeing her progression as a tthe. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: The Spinster and the Rake is a really good example as to why.


Anne lives by a lake in the hills of Northern Vermont with her fabulous husband. Skip to navigation Skip to main content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to secondary sidebar Skip to footer One Book Two one book, two reviews. Marlowe has returned to England older and much wiser and I liked his practical, no-nonsense outlook.

She simply ran back to him and that was that. The Spinster and the Sguart is a historical romance by Anne Rakw. I received an ARC for an honest review.

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I kept hoping there was a story there, but styart never really happened. The author was able to stuat a similar atmosphere that made it an enjoyable read for me.

I have not read the first version, so I do not know what is new, and how the two editions compare. A romance and leave ’em hanging type of rake and not really a probable sociopath like most of the love interests in Stuart’s later books.

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I liked this story a lot but did have some confusion on the writing but got through it. He was forced to leave England 20 years previously for dallying with a dake woman. The Discerning Gentleman’s Guide.

Robin August 8, at I received an ARC for an honest review. To Love A Dark Lord. You just sit back and enjoy it. No current Talk conversations about this book. As a maiden aunt, Gillian Redfern lives as an unpaid servant to her demanding family.


No prizes for guessing where this is going, but Ms. He was easily influenced by his frien Enjoyable story! Stuart-Vintage 1 armando curcio editore 1 fiction 2 goodreads 1 Great Britain 1 historical romance 1 in print 1 Kindle 1 mystery-suspense-romance 1 owned 1 paperback 1 plain-spinster-wallflower 1 R 1 read 1 regency 2 Regency Era 1 Regency-Traditional 1 romance 4 spinsters 1 steam – hot 1 steamy 1 to-read 5 to-read 1.

He has no respect for them and he sees Gillian as a lovely and kind woman. This is one of those books that is exactly what it says on the tin, and very nicely done anc is, too.

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Or, to be a little kinder, an homage to Heyer’s style. Written in by fledgling author Anne Stuart, The Spinster and the Rake is considered a traditional Regency romance, but this is much more than just traditional.

Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. When downstairs trying to get away, she meets a flamboyant beauty. Original story, and not like regencies of the last years that feel like copies of one another.

The Spinster and the Rake by Anne Stuart. He never expected to inherit a title. No one writes a bad boy like Anne Stuart. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! I really enjoyed this book from beginning to end. Want to Read saving….