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Lieutenant-Colonel Hastings Adair, best friend of Captain Jack Vespa, the dashing hero of Veryan's last two novels, wakes up in the arms of an unwed lady of Quality, scandalizing all of London, and in attempting to right things, runs straight into a government conspiracy... in The Riddle of the Reluctant Rake.
Praise for The Riddle of the Reluctant Rake
"Her characters nicely delineated, Veryan sets a sprightly pace for her engaging plot, serving up a sparkling romance and a mystery with a subtle denouement."—Publishers Weekly
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About the author
Patricia Veryan was born in England and moved to the U.S. following World War II. She is the author of several critically acclaimed Georgian and Regency series, including the Sanguinet Saga.