Tessa Lorimer thinks she is the luckiest girl in the world – yet one thing blights her happiness… her grandfather’s new secretary, the mysterious and magnetic Ross Trevenan.
As the infamous Earl of Wrotham waited impatiently for her answer, Catherine knew she was going to agree to his proposition, but not for the reasons he thought.
Deborah Weyman and Quentin, the eight-year-old boy in her charge, witness the murder of the boy’s father, Gilbert Barrington. Deborah, who does not see the murderer clearly, hears Barrington address his killer as “Lord Kendal” and is horrified to find that she and Kendal have been named as Quentin’s guardians.
When London aristocrat Serena Ward disguises herself as an actress for the Jacobite cause, she does not count on attracting the amorous attention of Julian Raynor, owner of a popular gaming club – and die-hard anti-Jacobite.
Lady Hannah Marchmont is a willful young woman hell-bent on having adventure. Her reluctant savior is Flynn, a notorious gamester and sometime footman.