By Connie Brockway
"**In this spellbinding novel, Connie Brockway dazzles together with her penetrating insights into the most unlikely goals and darkish wishes of the human heart.**
Mercy Coltrane, a brash younger American lady, has arrived in England to go looking for her lacking brother. prepared to probability whatever in her quest, she seeks out assistance from Hart Moreland, the mercenary her father enlisted years in the past to guard his land—when Hart used to be referred to as Duke the Gunslinger.
Now Earl of Perth in his local England, Hart has became his again on his previous so one can in achieving a richly deserved place of appreciate and tool, and the very last thing he wishes is a reminder of his violent background. yet Mercy proves to be even more than simply a painful remnant of the realm he left at the back of. shiny, witty, and lovely, she embodies the chance for happiness that Hart desperately craves.
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