The death of her parents has left Deirdre Ramsey, new Countess ofRamshead, the lonely mistress of a
barren ancestral estate. And in a city of unparalleled luxuries and dangerous temptations, a woman as
vulnerable as Deirdre can be swept away by the tender promises of a seductive stranger like
handsome, wealthy Jared Montgomery
the Marquess of Jersey, and society's most eligible bachelor.
When an unexpected night of passion leads to a proposal of marriage, Deirdre believes that happiness
is at last within reach. Until a shadow of suspicion falls over Montgomery...until Deirdre learns about his
mysterious past, and his secret desire to own
Ramshead. Yet in his sensual embrace, all doubt is erased. Dare she trust this man to whom she has
surrendered her pride, her legacy..her very heart?