Only one person ever treated Juliana Holcott with anything
other than disdain â€” Nicholas Barre, the orphaned heir to
the estate where she spent her childhood. And when wild,
rebellious Nick left home, Juliana was left to fend for
Forced to seek employment as a lady's companion, Juliana
has resigned herself to a life of lonely
independence...until Nick's innocent attentions at a ball
cause her to lose her position, and he offers her the only
recompense he can â€” a marriage of convenience.
It now falls to Juliana to prove to Nick that he is
capable of the love they both so richly deserve. But when
a guest at their wedding turns up dead, they must pursue a
more urgent quarry â€” a murderer.
Will one man's greed and bloodlust ruin their chance at
happiness...or will love conquer all?