It would have been easy for Kate to let Jack seduce her. But if Jack learned the truth, would he be so keen to reclaim his runaway bride?
Count Francesco da Luca doesn't like being made a fool of. When his bride fled the marriage bed, he vowed she'd pay the debt she owed him—their wedding night!
But Alicia Cross is no longer the trembling, naive innocent he married—and she won't be pushed around by the masterful count. His runaway bride is proving to be more of a challenge than he anticipated—until he discovers she's still a virgin. The wedding night Francesco wanted is his for the taking!
Harriet had been persuaded to impersonate her friend Rosa. But wealthy Italian Leo Fortinari appeared fooled by Harriet's pretense, and a powerful attraction now simmered between them. Now he was proposing an engagment of convenience to please his frail grandmother!
Harriet didn't dare confess she was visiting Tuscany in her friend's place—and she had no intention of deceiving an old lady… An engagement to Leo would be disastrous. Such desire was dangerous: Leo was bound to realize Harriet was a fake, once he discovered she was a virgin!