Shelfari edited the description of Rescue Me Please (The Prodigious Peregrines) Thursday, August 30, 2012.
After his father’s death, Parker Peregrine gave up his profligate ways to care for his siblings and take his rightful place as the Marquis of Ashford. For the past five years he has done everything in his power to cultivate a reputation of respectful dignity and to make up for a sin he didn’t commit. Now with his twin sisters’ married he is able to relax his diligent care for society’s niceties and begin to discover what he truly wants out of life. That is until the unexpected occurs— he finds himself the protector and savior of two delicate bundles of femininity who turn his life upside down. Persephone Smith is running. Running until she feels she has enough distance from the darkness of her past. She is running not only to save her life, but that of her daughter. Since the death of her parents’ three years prior, she has been used and abused in the most appalling manner by men with daunting power and insatiable appetites for the forbidden leaving her a shadow of her former self. When she finally escapes, she finds herself an unexpected guest at Rosebriar and the recipient of Parker Peregrine's immense kindness and formidable capacity to safeguard those which are his. Parker is fiercely determined to uncover the truth of Persephone’s past, while Persephone is unwavering in her determination to keep her past hidden. What Parker doesn’t realize, is that by helping Persephone to overcome her fears he will be exercising his own demons. Thrown together by chance, will their growing respect and affection for one another be enough to leave the ruins of their pasts behind and to move forward to a future full of happily ever after? The Prodigious Peregrines Once you meet them you'll do anything to please them.