Lady Esmeralda has been promised at birth to the Marquis of Camden but her heart belongs to another.
Finally closing in on the French spy who killed his friend, Lord Selkirk’s focus should be on revenge. Instead, his mind is filled with thoughts of beautiful and vivacious Lady Esmeralda, whom he craves with his very being but can never have.
Fate throws them together when they meet at a house party, and the close proximity forces their feelings into the open. A stolen kiss leads to so much more as temptation and passion take control. But everything they dream about is forbidden. Will love conquer the strict Regency world where breaking rules can only bring scandal and ruination to the two star-crossed lovers?
USA Today Bestselling Author Monica La Porta landed in Seattle several years ago. Despite popular feelings about the Northwest weather, she finds the mist and the rain the perfect conditions to write. Being a strong advocate of universal acceptance and against violence in any form and shape, she is also glad to have landed precisely in Washington State. She writes love stories in every shade of romance, from futuristic to paranormal, fantasy, Regency, and even contemporary, depending on her mood.