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Her hero has a reputation he’d love to shed. Jan 18, Rosemary K rated it it was amazing. I am looking forward to the rest of the Rake Patrol books!

REVIEW: The Casanova Code by Donna MacMeans | The Good, The Bad and The Unread

There was never any consequence for her actions. The writing donja so well, I was stuck fast in my seat needing to know what would happen next. I mean, how do these women know this? Because I got so wrapped up in the characters!

Edwina is a compelling character that I wanted to know more about. Excellent book I highly recommend. I received this book by winning a GoodReads contest. Now he finds that he needs Edwina. She has been raised with older brothers with whom she tried to keep up so she is not a dainty lady, inside or out. I received a copy of this book from the Goodreads First Reads Program. Ash figures out what Edwina is doing and confronts her. MacMeans has a wonderful knack for getting her characters into every sort of madcap adventure and out of their petticoats and drawers on the way to a tear-inducing happily ever after, and does so with delicious yhe and ddonna humor.

Edwina is a smart, modern woman. Because I got so wrapped up in the characters! Loved this book not put downable from start to finish it had me Ashton and Edwinda are so good for each other. Edwina Hargrove and her friends have formed the Rake Patrol to stop men like Ashton from seducing unsuspecting women.


As children Edwina and her brothers made up codes for each other to break. Write a customer review. Previously known as Casanova, Ashton has been in battle and his experience and a wounded leg have changed him.

Edwina is a feisty and intelligent woman. When Edwina Hargrove comes face-to-face with her first rake she learns he’s not what she expected and finds herself falling under his spell. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. When Edwina decodes an encrypted message that says there will be a meeting of The Guardians at Ashton’s house, the girls decide to have a stakeout so they can rescue any unsuspecting innocents who might unwittingly be ensnared and debauched by Ashton and his fellow rakes.

Leuk verhaal met de pittige Edwina Hargrove in de hoofdrol. Yes, there were a couple of times, neither I’ll go into detail on as to not ruin the story, where I wanted to shout ‘why are you doing that’ and yet, I understood. Her friends were great and the romance was good. This doesn’t mean I’m giving up on this author yet. So he heads to the local tea shop the nice young lady at the newspaper recommended to him for his interviews of prospective brides. In fact, five decent women have already been tricked and bundled off to the continent for scandalous purposes.

They are working to solve the cypher and to learn more about the Guardians.

REVIEW: The Casanova Code by Donna MacMeans

Wonderfully written to keep the reader’s interest. Overall I’d say it was a nice quick read.

There wa I received this book by winning a GoodReads contest. I opened the macmeana in the kitchen while my family was making lunch and everyone was absolutely awed! While reading through the section, Edwina stumbles upon an advertisement seeking ” the acquaintance[ There was a way to thwart his scheme though—by shadowing this devilishly handsome Casanova and warning his prey. The whole Guardian thing is a red herring, for me. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.


I hated that a lot. We expect great things form her. Add family secrets, political intrigue, and some scandalous Japanese prints and you have a recipe for an enjoyable afternoon read on your deck or at the beach. I love that she wanted to ride her bicycle and be her own woman while following her heart.

Donnx was totally bored reading this book. There’s a line Ashton’s father says, macmeanw happened to good old-fashioned names, like Mary or Rose? Unfortunately, the friend does not make an appearance even macmfans he is referred to a couple of times as being responsible for saving Cadanova life.

MacMeans goes above and beyond with this one. Best wel jammer eigenlijk want deze serie had best veel potentie door de 4 zo totaal verschillende vrouwen. Maybe another tale for another book? The Rake Patrol 2 dasanova.

I liked that Edwina was not a typical romance heroine, her insistence on being a modern woman was refreshing given that women in romance books are notoriously subservient. Edwina and her friends think Casanova is up to his old reputation of ruining gently raised women and are determined to thwart his plan.

This bluestocking is skilled with codes.

She stands up for herself.

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