Rebel who fought for the confederacy inherits estate in England with no funds to restore it. Reluctantly, he makes a business proposal to marry the daughter of a wealthy widow, shrewd in business dealings. Being older than the daughter, with a maturity stemming from his experiences, he finds himself becoming attracted to the mother. Very good interaction between the hero and heroine.
To survive in the cutthroat world of Victorian high finance, wealthy widow Miranda Auburn hid her femininity behind a facade of cold calculation. Her only woman's emotions were reserved for her daughter, whose fondest wish was to marry a poet.
Brandon Caruthers had hoped to put the lost cause of the Confederacy behind him when he traveled to London to become Baron Rushcroft. But the ony way to salvage his impoverished estate was to marry an heiress.
The transaction Miranda proposed seemed to suit all involved - a huge loan in exchange for making her daughter a baroness - until Brand found himself craving the mother instead.
In the Victorian era of London, a mother attempts to help her daughter gain her fondest wish of marrying a peer.
Brandon Caruthers travels to London seeking to marry an heiress to salvage his estate left devastated by the American civil war. Interesting twists and turns!!
An older woman, a younger man, a business proposal. The transaction Miranda Auburn proposed seemed to suit all involved--a huge loan in exchange for making her daughter a baroness--until Brand found himself craving the mother instead. Even if it caused a private civil war, he vowed to take the right woman to his bed.