(From cover)Desperation drove Maeve Barrington into the arms of Theodore Hampton, the handsome, rakish Earl of Lynley. Her beloved mother was dead, and the impoverished Maeve had few prospects, marital or otherwise. That was when her father -whom she had never met- made her aan irresitible offer.He would pay her to impersonate her long lost twin sister, Meg, who was engaged to Hampton, and who had inexplicably disappeared while in Scotland.
Hampton had agreed to a marriage of convenience in order to save Ravenwood, his beloved ancestral home in Kent...But his bethrothed was far from the upright heiress that he thought he knew. This "new" Meg was so spirited and passionate, it would be a pleasure to teach her the art of love. How was he to know that he was courting a stand-in bride-a woman who had already laid siege to his wary, yearning heart?