Jack Barrett is an ambitious member of parliament with no time or desire for a wife. When he catches the Duke of Eastleigh’s sister sneaking inside one of London’s private gentlemen’s clubs, he’s shocked—and dangerously charmed—and assumes the role of protector, only to discover she has the means to destroy him.
Social pariah Lady Viola Fairfax masquerades as a man to pen a column in a popular women’s magazine. When she stumbles upon a brewing scandal that implicates a prominent MP, she seizes the chance to establish herself as a real journalist. However, the infuriating and intoxicating man may not be the radical he’s purported to be, and the more time they spend together, the more she risks the one thing she’s sworn never to do: fall in love.
Meet the unforgettable men of London's most notorious tavern, The Wicked Duke. Seductively handsome, with charm and wit to spare, one night with these rakes and rogues will never be enough…
Wicked Dukes Club #1: One Night for Seduction
Wicked Dukes Club #2: One Night of Surrender
Wicked Dukes Club #3: One Night of Passion
Wicked Dukes Club #4: One Night of Scandal
Wicked Dukes Club #5: One Night to Remember
Wicked Dukes Club #6: One Night of Temptation
Enjoy the brand new series brought to you by USA Today bestselling author Darcy Burke and New York Times bestselling author Erica Ridley!
One Night of Scandal is the fourth story about the unforgettable men of London's most notorious tavern, The Wicked Duke. This one is about Jack Barrett and Mr. Tavistock. Well, Mr. Tavistock is really Lady Viola Fairfax, the sister of the Duke of Eastleigh, who disguises herself as a man to come to the tavern to gather stories for a column she writes (the disguise is the only way she could get the job). Jack sees through her disguise and knows who she is. She and Jack, a barrister and a member of Parliament team up together to uncover who in Parliament is involved in the plot to kill the Prince Regent. The investigation turns into an adventure filled with action, danger, and intrigue. As the pair of them is rushing through London seeking clues to the mystery, they don’t realize that they are tiptoeing up to another adventure – romance. Neither of them intends to marry, at least in the near future; and besides, they would not suit (so they say). Will Jack and Viola solve the mystery of the MP involved in the plot? Can they and will they give into the attraction growing between them? This story is fast-paced and exciting. The characters are great and fun to watch - endearing and annoying at the same time (especially to each other). I am enjoying the Wicked Dukes series and look forward to the next story. I recommend One Night of Scandal and the series. By the way, has anyone see Mr. Tavistock?
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