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If You Give a Rake a Ruby

If You Give a Rake a Ruby

Book 2 in the Jewels of the Ton series

2013 Nominee for RT Book Reviews Best Historical Adventure!

Her Mysterious Past is the Best Revenge . . .
Fallon, the Marchioness of Mystery, is a celebrated courtesan with her finger on the pulse of high society. She's adored by men, hated by their wives. No one knows anything about her past, and she plans to keep it that way.

Only He Can Offer Her a Dazzling Future . . .
Warrick Fitzhugh will do anything to protect his compatriots in the Foreign Office, including seduce Fallon, who he thinks can lead him to the deadliest crime lord in London. He knows he's putting his life on the line . . .

To Warrick's shock, Fallon is not who he thinks she is, and the secrets she's keeping are exactly what make her his heart's desire . . .

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If You Give a Rake a Ruby


"Fallon and Warrick are a well-matched couple with good chemistry, and their frank mutual seduction is sensual and sexy."
   —Publishers Weekly

"Galen expertly entwines espionage-flavored intrigue with sizzling passion. The resulting fast-paced historical romance should be a hit with readers."
   —John Charles, Booklist

"The second in Galen's Jewels of the Ton Series is a gem of a read, and Galen is at the top of her game. The suspense builds alongside the passion as her three-dimensional characters are trapped in an adventure-filled labyrinth. Galen is a grand mistress of the action/adventure subgenre."
4 1/2 stars, Top Pick!
   —Kathe Robin, RT Bookreviews

"The writing is excellent and the characters are captivating. Ms. Galen delivers a steamy romance between a determined hero and a reluctant heroine." Night Owl Reviewer Top Pick, 5 Stars
   —Night Owl Reviews

"I love falling in love right along with my characters and that is what you get to do in this story." (4 hearts)
   —Book Whore Blog

Sourcebooks Casablanca, (March 2013) ISBN-13: 9781402269769