Synopses & Reviews
And so, the marriage games begin...
The Duke of Hawkhurst is proudandndash;andndash;and really rather, well, poor! He has an enormous estate, and a longandndash;standing pedigree, but his ancestors have gambled, frittered, and otherwise simply lost the Hawkhurst fortune. Luckily, there are American heiresses galore coming to snare titled gentlemen, and put their money to good use keeping the castles sturdy and the estates afloat.
Lady Louisa St Johnandndash;andndash;the daughter of an earl and the sister of an earlandndash;andndash;is forced to become essentially a finishing governess to Jenny Rose. Hawkhurst has decided that the American, Jenny, should be his bride, but it's Louisa who loves him...and Louisa whom he eventually realizes he loves with a passion he's never felt before. ...
Left penniless and resigned to spinsterhood, Lady Louisa Wentworth agrees to chaperone a young American heiress seeking a titled husband through the complicated maze of London society, a situation complicated by the arrival of the dashing Duke of Hawkhurst, who plans to marry wealth in order to insure the future of his family. Original.
Lady Louisa longs to marry for passion and love—but will she find happiness in the arms of the duke?
Lady Louisa longs to marry for passion and love— but will she find happiness in the arms of the duke?
About the Author
Lorraine Heath always dreamed of being a writer. After graduating from the University of Texas, she wrote training manuals, press releases, articles, and computer code, but something was always missing. When she read a romance novel, she not only became hooked on the genre, but quickly realized what her writing lacked: rebels, scoundrels, and rogues. She's been writing about them ever since. Her work has been recognized with numerous industry awards, including RWA's prestigious RITA®. Her novels have appeared on the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists.