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Character has written but made real by the author of the romance so it can be sold as an actual book alongside the book in which the title is mentioned I thinkIn any case it is most definitely not in the same genre This is NOT a romance This is a most depressing memoir like a deathbed confession and for me rather reminiscent of Oscar Wilde s Dorian Gray in that the main is superbly corrupt in soul without any sort of morals or scruples to hold him back from ngaging in or scruples to hold him back from Modeling and Analysis of Communicating Systems engaging in most reprehensible of actions such as despoiling the innocentNaturally in his last days hexperiences strong pangs of remorse and must burden another character with his ghastly confessions as though he were feeling so Nauseated With Guilt That He Must Vomit with guilt that he must vomit sins on some poor soul and let them deal with itWhat makes this book so unsatisfying is that there is no redemption whatsoever no happy Inventing the Medium: Principles of Interaction Design as a Cultural Practice ending I suppose the only thing saving the character from being the worst of villains is that he at least realizes what he has done It s pretty good though well written just kind of a downer to read not the sort of thing you want to take up when you need cheering Drivel Started with interesting premise but went nowhere Notven a good pastiche skimmed in boredom We find Edgar Lankin on his deathbed A man in his 40 s who has lived a life caring really about no one but himself He has always lived a life of self indulgence and self deception always finding a way to blame others for the things he did whenever he had an ounce of regret for the people he had hurtSitting with him at his bedside is his one lifelong friend John Hamilton who took a totally different path than Edgar choosing to study and follow GodEdga. Lived the life of rake a man who cares for nothing but the pleasures of the flesh But it is the seduction and abandonment of a gentle maiden that turns him from mere gadabout to immoral cad Too late Lankin realizes his self centered ways have left him incapable of finding njoyment in an. .
Edgar certainly got what was coming to him a slow painful death from all the Emotional Trauma His Ruthless Ways trauma his ruthless ways upon the young ladies he demoralized and the young men who he convinced to gamble away their fortunes and then some For anyone interested in witnessing the slow painful death a rake deserves this is the book for you This short book is an autobiography of an English peer who stablishes himself as a rake in his arly 20s after deliberately betting and setting out to ruin a young woman It is written as he is dying to summarize how this choice he made ruined its life The book is a companion to another romance novel by the same author Without having read the companion there s not a lot to recommend this book If you lead a life of debauchery it might lead to an arly death and self loathing Got it Not uite the romance novel really because it deals with the regrets of a reformed rake on his deathbed and how he was a rather scummy scoundrel A little like Peter O Toole s Casanova in the Casanova miniseries starring David Tennant The book itself was uite well written almost lyrical in places though short In the nd I came away feeling uite sad for all the characters I do like the idea of the book within the book however Rather like The Mysteries of Udolpho in Northanger Abbey Hmm In Love Scandal Collette Jardiniere is outraged when notorious rou Charles Jameson appears to take credit for The Last Days of a Rake a novel she wrote under the pseudonym Colin Jenkins to satisfy Victorian convention Can a rake be true to himself yet remain f This was a free book over at Carina Press Apparently it s a book that s mentioned in a book a plot device in a romance a book that In Love Scandal Collette Jardiniere is outraged when notorious roué Charles Jameson appears to take credit for The Last Days of a Rake a novel she wrote under the pseudonym Colin Jenkins to satisfy Victorian conventionCan a rake be true to himself yet remain free from sinEdgar Lankin has. R decides to confess to his friend John some of the hurts that he has caused others He tells how in 1811 right out he has caused others He tells how in 1811 right out Oxford University he meets a young woman Susan Bailey whom he seduces and then abandons He ven went so far as to place wagers with his buddies that he could accomplish such a feat So ach yr after he would make a wager with his friends

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the Susan and he would pick a young girl to seduce never caring how he hurt her reputationHe never alters his path in life until he realizes he is dying then he does as many good deeds as he can for others trying to make amends for the lives he has ruinedWill Edgar find the forgiveness he longs for in the last days of his life or will the hurts that he has caused follow him till his dying day Even though this is a companion piece to a story called Love Scandal it can be read as a stand alone piece On a side note this book is only available in book formThanks to Carina Press and Net Galley for allowing me to read this book The Last Days of a Rake has such an interesting premise it s a book written by one of the author s characters in her book Love and Scandal I haven t read Love and Scandal but I m always Audiology enticed by a freebie and I m so glad I picked this one up The story is sad and thought provoking and actually rather feminist The writing is proficient and intelligent and Iven learned some new wordsEpicure a person who ta I wouldn t call this a romance but pretty darn sad how someone can waste their lives and wake up one day to see the wrong they do in their lives and wish to change The big uestion that the reader have to ask themselves can someone truly redeem the wrongs they do to othersFree book Carina Press. Ything Now on his deathbed he relates the shocking tale of his wasted life to John Hamilton a school chum who chose a different pathIn telling his story can Lankin find redemption for the trail of ruined lives he leaves behind Companion piece to Love Scandal by Donna Lea Simpson17000 word.

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