A RITA Award Finalist for Best Regency Romance
They were both quite sensible. Until they met.
A FOOTLOOSE BEAUTY
How dare her guardian stop sending her allowance? The very independent Miss Jillian Lamb leaves her beloved countryside and travels to London to set matters straight with the obviously pompous and old-fashioned Earl of Coltrane. She's been on her own for quite some time, thank you, and has devoted her life to helping the widows of war veterans. She has no desire to enter society or have a stranger meddle in her life.
Nothing prepares her for the shock of discovery. The Earl, a veteran himself, suffering from permanent injuries, is hardly old and out of fashion. In fact, he's fairly irresistible, with extraordinary blue eyes. He is, however, stubbornly prepared to do his duty as her guardian. His immediate mission? To present his wayward ward to the ton and find her a husband.
A MAN OF HIS WORD
How has one sharp-witted young woman taken control of his household overnight? Mark Delacourt, Earl of Coltrane, finds his gentlemanly manners tested to their limits; his courtly charms have been rusty ever since his return from the war in a wheelchair.
Determined to follow the rules of decorum, he'll battle her willfulness and see her wed according to society's demands. And yet once she becomes a sensation, his heart tells him he may be making a terrible mistake.
Lynn Kerstan, former college professor, folksinger, professional bridge player, and nun, is the author of sixteen romance novels and four novellas, all set in Regency England.
A RITA winner and five-time RITA Finalist, her books are regularly listed among the best in the world. Lynn Kerstan is the RITA-award-winning author of nine Regency romances and seven historical romances. The Golden Leopard and Heart of the Tiger were selected by Library Journal for its Best Romances of the Year list (2002 and 2003), and Dangerous Passions was named by Booklist as one of the Top Ten Romances of 2005.