Is a reckless rogue worthy of thelove of an innocent enchantress?
Pretty Samantha Northrup knows it isher duty to marry—but the chaste Englishvicar’s daughter secretly desires to be sweptoff her feet by a man whose kisses leave herbreathless. And when a seductive strangerarrives at her door one stormy night,Samantha’s neat and orderly life is turnedupside down—especially when she finds herself in a most compromising position . . .and is forced to marry a man she barely knows!
Samantha is unaware that her mystery bridegroom is Yale Carderock, the dashing,disinherited rakehell son of a duke, banishedby his father years before. Now Lord Yalehas returned—wealthier but only somewhatreformed—and he is bewitched by his lovelynew bride’s awakening sensuality and innocentfire. But can this marriage of conveniencebe something more . . . and can a confirmedcad and society outcast truly change his ways enough to merit the lady’s tender love?
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Cathy Maxwell spends hours in front of her computer pondering the question, "Why do people fall in love?" It remains for her the great mystery of life and the secret to happiness.
She lives in beautiful Virginia with her children, horses, dogs, and cats.From Library Journal:
Compromised and forced into marriage with the long-lost, disreputable son of a duke, vicar's daughter Samantha Northrup makes the best of a difficult situation?and finds a love she never thought she could have. Lively dialog, concise writing, and an unusual slant on the traditional forced-marriage plot make this story of a tormented hero and a determined heroine one that Maxwell's fans will be cheer. Maxwell (When Dreams Come True, Avon, 1998) lives in Virginia.
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Book Description Avon, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007750765
Book Description Avon, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7750765
Book Description Avon, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007750765