When Nickolas Buchanan, the Duke of Dorchester, accepts an invitation to visit a country stud farm, he counters his boredom by striking a wager with his henchman that he’ll bed the poor relation, Alicia Woodley, before the end of his stay. But he reckons without Alicia’s disdain. She’s disgusted by Nick’s cavalier attitude, unimpressed by his grandeur and wants as little as possible to do with him.
Between her newfound role as family charity case and fending off the attentions of both her clueless cousin and the arrogant Nickolas, Alicia has quite enough to contend with. But when her life is endangered, quite possibly from those closest to her, surprisingly it’s Nick who seems determined to ensure her safety. As they conspire to uncover secrets that the family wants to keep hidden at all costs, they discover a passion that surpasses all obstacles…
This title previously published by Carina Press