from the back of the book
Marcus Brandtwood is renowned for the generous trinkets he gives his mistreees--right before he casts them off. But Lady Thaeea Worhingham is different. Her respectability is as genuine ass her gentle smile, enchanting eyes and blue-black hair. So when she turns to him for help, but declines to share his bed, Marcus is determined to change her mind. Now, the more he sees her, the more he wants her...and the more trougle he realizesshe is in. For Thaeea is caught in a dangerous plot that stretches from London all the way to her exotic homeland. And sudeenly, it is Marcus who is changing his mind. He no longer wants a mistress, he wants to make Thaeea his own...and free a heart that has been SCANDAL'S CAPTIVE.