By Connie Brockway
"**Award-winning writer Connie Brockway takes readers to the stylish drawing rooms and sprawling nation estates of Victorian England during this appealing story of a girl who needs to hold an impossible to resist nobleman’s such a lot scandalous secret—without wasting her heart.**
Evelyn Whyte hasn't ever forgotten the evening she first met Justin Powell—or the surprising indiscretion that left the raffish army hero ceaselessly in her debt. Now, desirous to store her aunt’s foundering nuptial-planning company, she’s prepared for Justin to pay off the prefer. All she wishes is his scenic ancestral domestic, the place she’s made up our minds to teach the realm that even a girl blameless within the methods of affection can flip an easy marriage ceremony into *the* social occasion of the season.
Justin is excited to oblige, yet his hospitality may possibly position the marriage social gathering at risk. blind to the bold double existence he conceals at the back of a cloak of amiable gentility, Evie and her visitors descend on North move Abbey. Pursued by way of enemy brokers amid a whirl of festivities, Justin vows to maintain Evie secure. yet who will guard *him* from the charms of this beautiful woman—and the promise of a matchless love worthy any risk?
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