“Vanessa Kelly has once again written a splendid story!” ~Buried Under Romance
“Regency romance fans are in for a royal treat.” ~Publishers Weekly on The Renegade Royals Series
Another enthralling romance from Vanessa Kelly’s bestselling series about the illegitimate sons of English royalty…
Captain Roman Cantrell, illegitimate son of a royal duke, served his country as a ruthless privateer on the high seas. But the war is over and his father orders him home to London to find a respectable wife, one who will help restore his reputation amongst the ton.
But the only woman Roman finds remotely attractive is the opposite of respectable. Antonia Barnett is decidedly unconventional, positively scandalous—and entirely enchanting. Unfortunately, she’s also the daughter of his greatest rival, a man who believes that Roman’s dangerous past will come back to haunt him.
But troublesome fathers and ruthless enemies are no match for Antonia—as Roman is about to find out…
Previously published in the anthology, THE DUKES OF VAUXHALL
About the author
Vanessa Kelly is the award-winning and USA Today bestselling author of The Improper Princesses series, The Renegade Royals Series and The Stanton Family series, in addition to other historical romances. Named by Booklist as one of the "New Stars of Historical Romance," she is a Maggie Medallion winner and is well known for developing vibrant Regency settings, appealing characters, and witty storylines that captivate readers.
When she's not dreaming up plots for her next Regency historical novel, Vanessa is writing USA Today Bestselling contemporary romance with her husband under the pen name of V.K. Sykes.
You can find Vanessa at vanessakellyauthor.com or at vksykes.com.