Impatient with the strictures of polite British society, Miss Abigail Harewood has decided to live life on her own terms - and the first thing she requires is a lover. When the commanding Duke of Wallingford arrives on the doorstep of her leased holiday castle, she thinks she's found the perfect candidate: handsome, dashing, and experienced in the art of love.
But tempting Wallingford into her bed proves more difficult than she imagined. Restless and dissatisfied with his debauched life in London, the formerly rakish duke is determined to spend a year chaste. But as Abigail tries her best to seduce him, Wallingford finds his resolve crumbling in the face of her irresistible charm...and her alluring secrets.
©2013 Juliana Gray (P)2014 Tantor
"With this deliciously romantic, wickedly witty confection linked to the splendidly entertaining A Lady Never Lies and A Gentleman Never Tells, Gray makes one of the best trilogy debuts in years, proving she is a literary force to be reckoned with." (Booklist, starred review)
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