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Romancing the Rogue

(The first book in the Rosebuds series)
A novel by

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Olivia Drake, a steamy Regency romance…

Raven-haired beauty, Vivien Thorne has been raised by a devoted and loving Romani couple, who she believed to be her parents. But when the Rosebuds, three elder noble ladies who rule the ton, visit her palm-reading shop to reveal she’s the illegitimate daughter of a governess, long since passed, Vivien’s entire world is turned upside down.

The Rosebuds convince her to accompany them to the Marchioness’s estate, Stokeford Abbey, where she is to be taught how to be a proper lady. As Vivien learns the rules of how to be a lady, she develops a natural bond with the aging Marchioness, who is easily charmed by the pretty and sincere newcomer.

When Michael Kenyon, the current Marquess of Stokeford, and reigning rogue of the ton, arrives home, he’s certain that this stunning young woman with the dark hair and fiery eyes is here to con his grandmother. But as Michael and Vivien spend more time together, Michael confronts his preconceived notions about the Romani and begins to see Vivien for who she really is—a kind-hearted beauty who is devoted to others…

Just when Vivien begins to feel comfortable in this strange new society, another secret comes to light, one that will challenge everything she ever knew about herself—and her newfound love with a wicked Marquess…

“A dramatic tale that puts tears in your eyes one moment, then has you chuckling the next. ROMANCING THE ROGUE is a fast-moving tale with plenty of wit and intrigue that’ll keep you guessing till the end.” –Old Book Barn Gazette

“The charming characters make it a more-than-satisfying read…A delight to read and a pleasure to savor.” –Romantic Times, Excellent rating

“Fast, fascinating reading. The sex scenes fairly sizzle off the page!” –Affaire de Coeur

“Vibrant, refreshing, dazzling and full of life…ROMANCING THE ROGUE is reminiscent to the older Judith McNaught regencies—only better! A perfectly charming romance to treasure!” –New Age Bookshelf

Genre: Historical Romance

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April 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Romancing the Rogue (Rosebuds Book 1)
Author(s): Olivia Drake
Publisher: NYLA
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