On Sale: December 1, 2015
Featuring: Stephen Overtree; Sophie Dupont
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Romance Historical | Inspirational Historical | Inspirational Romance
Sophie Dupont, daughter of a portrait painter, assists her
father in his studio, keeping her own artwork out of sight.
She often walks the cliffside path along the north Devon
coast, popular with artists and poets. It's where she met
the handsome Wesley Overtree, the first man to tell her
Captain Stephen Overtree is
accustomed to taking on his brother's neglected duties. Home
on leave, he's sent to find Wesley. Knowing his brother
rented a cottage from a fellow painter, he travels to
Devonshire and meets Miss Dupont, the painter's daughter.
He's startled to recognize her from a miniature portrait he
carries with him--one of Wesley's discarded works. But his
happiness plummets when he realizes Wesley has left her with
child and sailed away to Italy in search of a new
Wanting to do something worthwhile with his
life, Stephen proposes to Sophie. He does not offer love, or
even a future together, but he can save her from scandal. If
he dies in battle, as he believes he will, she'll be a
respectable widow with the protection of his
Desperate for a way to escape her
predicament, Sophie agrees to marry a stranger and travel to
his family's estate. But at Overtree Hall, her problems are
just beginning. Will she regret marrying Captain Overtree
when a repentant Wesley returns? Or will she find herself
torn between the father of her child and her growing
affection for the husband she barely knows?
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