This is the second book of a trilogy that follows the fortunes of three young members of the Devereux family as they escape from the violence of revolution-torn France to England and North America.
This is the first book of a trilogy that follows the fortunes of three young members of the Devereux family as they escape from the violence of revolution-torn France to England and North America
Annabelle Jocelyn preferred to keep men at a distance. Indeed, the young widow’s heart belonged to her business. But Annabelle’s plans went decidedly awry when she crossed paths with the rakish Earl of Dalmar…
If there was one man Madeleina never wanted to lay eyes on, it was the scoundrel who’d seduced her fashionably young stepmother and disgraced her beloved father. The spirited Scottish lass knew his name: Deveryn.
When word reached Deirdre Fenton that her brother was pursuing the notorious actress Mrs. Dewinters, she immediately set about extricating her incorrigible sibling from his latest folly. But her brother had gone too far this time for his – or her – own good.
Briony Langland knew she wsa expected to take her place in England’s polite society. But the straight-laced Quaker miss had no patience for London’s constant social whirl of balls, soirées, and the dashing young blades who flocked around her.
Catherine Harland, a sheltered country girl, possessed a passion for Greek letters. Hippolytus, she felt was the epitome of male virtue – high-minded, loft in his ideals, and completely the opposite of the rude and infuriating Marquis of Ruthereston, her family’s new neighbor.
On Christmas Eve, Jess will at last come of age and be free of her insufferable guardian, unless she finds there’s something she want even more than freedom . . .
Lady Hannah Marchmont is a willful young woman hell-bent on having adventure. Her reluctant savior is Flynn, a notorious gamester and sometime footman.