Trapped at the Altar - Trapped, Bk 1 Author:Jane Feather Headstrong Ariadne Daunt is convinced she loves handsome Gabriel Fawcett, but her grandfather has other plans for her. He decrees that she marry Ivor Chalfont, thus forging a powerful alliance between the two warring families who share ownership of their valley. Given no time to plot an escape, Ari finds herself standing reluctantly at the altar... more », swearing to honor and obey a man who is not her choice.
Ivor has treasured Ari as a friend ever since he was brought to the valley as a child, but now he feels a man's desires. He longs to take the beautiful young woman to his bed and make their marriage more than an empty vow. Ari may believe she loves another man, but Ivor believes otherwise -- and he will not rest until he gains her heart, her trust...and her passion.« less
I love Jane Feather but was completely turned off by the first chapter of this book, never got past the third chapter! The heroine sleeps with another man in the first few pages, I know she is supposed to love him, but really, that's a little much for me.