An arrogant earl determined to find the perfect wife. An
intractable governess determined to transform him into the
Who will win?
Among the jeweled pins and costly fobs that litter the
dresser of the ninth Earl of Greyley, lies the legendary
St. John talisman ring. The earl scoffs at the talisman
and the story that surrounds it, as do all of his half
brothers, the infamous St. Johns. But late at night, the
onyx takes on a deeper hue, and smoky swirls of red appear
deep within the bitter black stone. Though the earl
believes otherwise, family legend holds that the talisman
will ultimately fulfill its destiny â€“ to find the one
woman destined for the man who possesses it. But of
course, that would never happen to a man like the Earl of
Greyley . . . .