Arielle Leslie is a sixteen-year-old girl forced to wed Paisley Cochrane, a sadistic old man who abuses her. When he dies, she believes herself free. But she's not. Burke Drummond, Earl of Ravensworth -- a young man she'd worshipped three years before -- is home from the wars, and he wants her. When he catches her, he's in for an appalling surprise.
"The brutal murder of her benefactor left Lily Tremaine penniless and responsible for the care of his three children. In desperation, she appealed to his cousin, Knight Winthrop--and found herself irresistibly drawn to the witty, impossibly handsome confirmed bachelor."--Publisher.
"Fiery, free-spirited Eugenia Paxton put her heart to the sea in the hands of a captain she dared not trust. But once on the tempestuous waters, the aristocratic rogue Alec Carrick inflamed her with desires she'd never known before."--Publisher.