Synopses & Reviews
Lady Minerva Sharpe has the perfect plan to thwart her grandmothera (TM)s demands: become engaged to a rogue Surely Gran would rather release her inheritance than see her wed a scoundrel. And who better to play the part of Minervaa (TM)s would-be husband than wild barrister Giles Masters, the very inspiration for the handsome spy in the popular Gothic novels she writes? The memory of his passionate kiss on her nineteenth birthday has lingered in Minervaa (TM)s imagination, though she has no intention of really falling for such a rakehell, much less marrying him. Little does she know, he really is a covert government operative. When they team up to investigate the mystery behind her parentsa (TM) deaths, their fake betrothal leads to red-hot desire. Then Minerva discovers Gilesa (TM)s secret double life, and he must use all the cunning tricks of his trade to find his way back into her heart.
Lady Minerva Sharpe doesna (TM)t ever intend to marrya "no respectable man would allow her to continue writing her books. So when the only man she was ever attracted to, reckless and wild barrister Giles Masters, proposes that she marry him to meet her grandmothera (TM)s ultimatum, she counters with a different proposala "a fake courtship that will upset Grana (TM)s plans in a way that her brothera (TM)s fake betrothal did not. But Giles has a few tricks up his sleevea "and one of them is the key to prickly Minervaa (TM)s heart.