On Sale: January 29, 2013
Featuring: Catriona Cameron; Mark Thorburn
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Catriona Cameron has been sent to live in Edinburgh to
learn how to be an earlâ€™s sister-in-law. Her lover, the
man she rebuffed, is incensed at her popularity in London,
and attempts to kill her. Severely scarred from the
accident, Catriona retreats to Edinburgh and her three
rooms, there to heal and come to grips with the change in
Dina MacTavish, having been responsible for
Catriona, is now concerned that sheâ€™s willing herself to
die. She calls in Dr. Mark Thorburn, who agrees to treat
Catriona. Since she has such an aversion to doctors (due
to her treatment in London), he pretends to be a footman.
They have a love affair, interrupted by a fire that
Mark thinks isnâ€™t an accident. He begins to investigate,
certain that Catriona knows something sheâ€™s not telling.
She believes that Andrew is still after her. After a third
attempt on her life, she discovers that Mark isnâ€™t just a
penurious doctor, but the heir to an earldom. She realizes
that the Catriona she is now could never be his wife, and
retreats once more to her rooms. Along the way to that
realization, she changes in character, becoming kinder and
more compassionate. One of those acts of kindness makes
Mark know for certain that sheâ€™s not the girl heâ€™d once
Happy ending, of course, when Mark once again
becomes a footman, refusing to leave until she agrees to
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