Alien Wife Author:Anne Mather The plan for revenge had filled Abby's mind. Not once had she thought of what would happen if it succeeded. Still, she didn't understand why Luke had married her. Or, indeed, how she had come to let him! It had never been part of her plan to marry Luke--just to take him away from Ella. Abby should have know he was not a man to be caught that eas... more »ily. He had married her because he wanted a wife; and he meant her to be his wife in every meaning of the word...« less
This is better than most of the old Harlequins. Our heroine is young but not stupid. When the domestic staff tries to push her around, she's worried about her husband's reaction, but that doesn't stop her from pushing back. And our hero is not an abusive jerk. He's got his issues, but the reader can understand and sympathise with him.