Jack Lester had every reason to hide the news of his recently acquired fortune: he wanted an attractive, capable bride who would accept him for himself, not for his newfound riches. An impossible task given the debutantes he had seen over the past few seasons!Yet it was essential that he make his choice before the society matrons discovered the Lester family were no longer as poor as church mice. He had to convince Sophie, the woman of his dreams, to marry him as poor Jack Lester. For if he told her the truth, how could he be certain of her motives?
The first romance stories Stephanie Laurens read were set against the backdrop of Regency England, and these continue to exert a special attraction for her. As an escape from the dry world of professional science, Stephanie started writing Regency romances. Her hobby quickly became a career when her novels about the masterful Cynster cousins captivated readers, making her one of the romance world's most beloved and popular authors. Currently living outside Melbourne, Australia with her husband and two cats, she has been writing historical romance novels for more than 20 years and is a New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller.
Learn more about Stephanie's books from her website at www.stephanielaurens.com