The Irresistible Rogue by Valerie BowmanThe Irresistible Rogue by Valerie Bowman

The Irresistible Rogue

byValerie Bowman

Mass Market Paperback | November 3, 2015

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Daphne Swift has not laid eyes on her devilishly charming husband, Captain Rafferty Cavendish, in quite some time. As a matter of fact, she wants the rogue to annul their brief marriage so that she can marry the reliable and estimable Lord Fitzwell. But the breathtakingly handsome Rafe is not interested in letting Daphne go-at least not without paying his scandalous price...

Rafe prefers to face the dangers of spying alone, but this time he needs his innocent, fiery wife to uncover the information he seeks. He has even agreed to release her from their marriage if she submits completely to his plan. However, Daphne's alluring combination of courage and curves makes her a dangerous distraction, and it is not long before Rafe is trading subterfuge for seduction in order to prove that Daphne is meant to be his and his alone...

Valerie Bowman's Playful Brides novels are:

"Smart and sensual...readers will be captivated."-RT Book Reviews
"Sexy, satisfying romance."-KirkusReviews
"Merry, intelligent, and wholly satisfying."-USA Today

Valerie Bowman grew up in Illinois with six sisters (she's number seven) and a huge supply of historical romance novels. After a cold and snowy stint earning a degree in English with a minor in history at Smith College, she moved to Florida the first chance she got. Valerie now lives in Jacksonville with her family including her rascal...
Title:The Irresistible RogueFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 6.97 × 4.14 × 0.94 inPublished:November 3, 2015Publisher:St. Martin's PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1250072573

ISBN - 13:9781250072573


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wickedly sexy... Wickedly sexy, entertaining tale of love, scheming and mystery. Valerie Bowman filled The Irresistible Rogue with brilliant characters that are impetuous intriguing. The reader is being seduced by the story of the characters weaving their spell on each other. I received an ARC of the Irresistible Rogue by Valerie Bowman from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I was a captive audience until the last page was turned.
Date published: 2015-10-29

Editorial Reviews

"The story is filled with humor, a twisting plot and vibrant characters that have become Bowman's hallmark. The chemistry is near-perfect, and the will-they-won't-they back-and-forth is exactly what romance readers want; the simultaneous tale of deceit, revenge and espionage makes it all the more rewarding." - Sarah MacLean, New York Times bestselling author"Bowman's novel is the complete package, filled with fascinating characters, sparkling romance, and a touch of espionage."--Publisher's Weekly"With its lively plot, heated sexual tension, surprising twists, engaging characters and laugh-out-loud humor, Bowman's latest is another winner."--Romantic Times Book Reviews (Top Pick!)"A complicated and sensual romance as well as a thrilling spy-filled adventure!"--Fresh Fiction"A lively tale, with interesting and fun characters and a couple who are well matched in their thirst for adventure and love."--Harlequin Junkies"You will find no greater romantic escapade."--Night Owl Reviews (Top Pick)"Ms. Bowman's attention to detail is exceptional, and a feeling of authenticity permeates everything in the book, and the adventure part is just as wonderful." -- Buried Under Romance (5 Stars)"The perfect mix of witty dialog, headstrong heroines, and dashing heroes." -- Reader to Reader Review