As far as rash decisions go, it was formidable. But Lady
Jocelyn Rathbourne's will remains strong. If the only way to
save her family's estate and reputation is by aiming a small
pistol at the Duke of Calydon, then so be it. For Lady
Jocelyn demands satisfaction - and she will have it at any
cost. Even if it means demanding the hand of the intense and
foreboding Duke himself...
But she's made the first move against a very dangerous
For Sebastian Thornton is no stripling to be trifled with.
The lady has played her hand. Now it's his turn. For
Sebastian is in need of a wife. And to find a wife with
spirit and fire - even if she means to only marry for his
money - would be a great prize indeed. And he intends to
thoroughly take his pleasure with her... and demands his own
satisfaction in return.