By Stephanie Laurens
Unique e-book: 2007
In a second of recklessness, Gervase Tregarth, sixth Earl of Crowhurst, swears he'll marry the following eligible girl to pass his course. Cloistered at his ancestral citadel in Cornwall, with nary an appropriate girl for miles, he by no means expects he'll need to satisfy his pledge, at the least no longer till the London Season starts. yet then he meets his neighbor, the very beautiful Madeline Gascoigne.
Years of mystery provider to the Crown have taught Gervase the worth of regularly having a loophole—there could be no marriage ceremony if he and Madeline are incompatible in any approach. So he units out to end up that they might make a such a lot dreadful fit . . . via luring her into his palms and, eventually, his bed.
From their first actual kiss, Gervase discovers that the headstrong and self sufficient Madeline is not any meek state pass over . . . and that the hearth among them will burn lengthy past that first seduction.