Mesmerized (Phantom Corps #2) - Lauren Dane It seems that an editor or someone gave Ms. Dane a thesaurus from Regency England and said, here: Use this. The following words were used: kip, wanton, rogue, rake, abode, and more. I'll add others as I remember them. There was nothing really likeable about Piper, she was an idiot, she was childish, and I just wanted to smack her around. She totally discounted everything Andrei said, EVERYTHING. She felt like she knew best and didn't have to listen to anything he said about WHAT HE'S BEEN DOING FOR YEARS.