When destitute widow Mary Vale aids an injured man on the road, she is shocked to discover that he is the reclusive Lucas Alastair, Marquis of Rothley! She’s intrigued by the dark Marquis, but when she offers to nurse him back to health in return for shelter he proves a difficult patient!
Lucas hides some deep emotion beneath his brusque manner, and a stolen kiss leaves Mary longing for more... She’s able to help mend his physical injuries, but can Mary heal the wounds of his painful past?
About the author
Janice Preston writes sensual and heartwarming historical romance. Although all her novels are standalone reads, she loves to write stories set in the same Regency world, and many of her books include book-hopping characters. When Janice isn't writing she enjoys reading, swimming, pottering in the garden when the sun is shining, and travelling when she can. She fuels her imagination with endless cups of coffee, is far too keen on unhealthy food, and is an expert procrastinator.