By Margaret McPhee

SHE’S BEEN WARNED approximately males LIKE HIM... Sebastian Hunter has proven his final hand on the card desk. Nights as soon as spent womanising and playing at the moment are spent at midnight shadows of Blackloch corridor, staring out onto the wild, windswept Scottish moors. that's till the mysterious Phoebe Allardyce – his mother’s new and much too lovely better half – interrupts his brooding. After catching her thieving, the grasp of the home has no selection yet to maintain a detailed eye in this provocative little temptress... gents of Disrepute Rebellious rule-breakers, able to wed!

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