Haunted by his father's sins, Sebastian Montgomery, ninth
Duke of Davenport vows never to fall in love or marry until
he encounters Gwendolyn MacAlistair and she consumes his
thoughts. Sebastian wants her, and as he learned from his
father, what a duke wants, a duke takes.
Gwen's father has arranged for her to marry a man she
despises, the very man who shattered her fragile family. As
she struggles with a desperate choice - honor her dying
father's final request or alienate him by choosing her true
love - Sebastian is forced to make his own desperate
decision: trick Gwen Into marriage or lose her forever.
Sebastian and Gwen must confront the consequences of their
actions and secrets so scandalous that they threaten to
destroy all they hold dear.
In this dangerous dance with deception, who will die for love?