A RITA award-winning novel from the New York Times–bestselling author of An Unwilling Bride.
“Today’s most skillful writer of intelligent historical romance” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) takes readers into the heart of the most mysterious, most powerful, most seductive Georgian aristocrat of them all: the Marquess of Rothgar.
Two of the strongest wills in England clash when Lord Rothgar is commanded by the king to escort the fiercely independent Diana Westmount, Countess of Arradale, to London. Though Rothgar has become a master at resisting temptation, Diana proves a challenge to his steely resolve. A moment of peril—and a night of passion—melt his icy self-control, and he must find the strength to surrender his heart to another...
“Jo [Beverley] has truly brought to life a fascinating, glittering, and sometimes dangerous world.”—New York Times–bestselling author Mary Jo Putney
“Beverley beautifully captures the flavor of Georgian England. . . . Her fast-paced, violent, and exquisitely sensual story is one that readers won’t soon forget.”—Library Journal
“Another triumph.”—Affaire de Coeur