Forced to choose between his soulmate and his salvation!
After years abroad, Royal has returned to Bransford Castle to find his father dying and the family treasury almost empty. Guilt-ridden, Royal makes the old Duke a rash promise: to marry heiress Jocelyn Caulfield and restore the estate to its former glory.
Unhappily, Royal’s fiancée leaves him cold… It’s her beautiful cousin Lily Moran who quickens his pulse! Penniless Lily knows that nothing can come of their undeniable attraction – but there is a way she can help. Enlisting some questionable characters from her past, she concocts an elaborate ruse to recover some of the Bransford fortune.
As the dangerous scheme unfolds, Lily and Royal are thrown together in pursuit of the very thing – money – that keeps them apart…