Fiona Hawthorn would like nothing better than to venture out unnoticed. Alas, everywhere she goes, mayhem seems to follow. It isn't as if she invites trouble, it just seems to find her. Yet one gentleman refuses to believe the worst. Lord Westmont, her devestatingly handsome neighbor and childhood friend, scoffs at the notion of a curse. But when Fiona all but offers him her love and he storms away, she is convinced that her bad fortune extends to matters of the heart as well.
Scarred by his hellish experiences on the battlefields of Spain, Tyrell, Lord Westmont, has returned to England a changed man. Angry and brooding, he wants nothing to do with the eligible females his interfering mother insists on foisting upon him. But at a glittering ball, he finds himself reacquainted with the one human being capable of making him smile. Fiona Hawthorn has gone from mischievous imp to bewitching minx. And Westmont soon falls under the sweet spell of love.
3 stars sweet diversion - no sex
A soldier returning from the Napoleonic wars attempts to help a young woman, formerly a childhood friend, suffering what she thinks is a 'jinx' that causes all kinds of accidents wherever she goes.