Marguerite Wilkes is a girl in trouble, the worst kind of trouble, she thinks, but instead of fainting or whimpering or withdrawing from society, she pursues a solution with spunk, character and innocence. Tristan, the Marquess of Wimberley, is equally troubled, but his power, wealth and prestige allow him to avoid his inner demons while dealing with society's expectations on his own terms. Until Marguerite walks into his life. His offer appears gallant but hides a secret. Her innocence could be her downfall and lead to a life of shame and misery. But author Lavinia Kent, an intelligent, sensual and accomplished author, excels at keeping her readers guessing. I was hooked immediately by Marguerite's compelling character, and fanned my face every time the silver eyed Marquess walked on page. Get to know these characters and lose yourself in another great turn from Lavinia Kent. I've enjoyed the Desire series for their original characters and hot, hot sensuality that is not only gratifying, it's believable. Enjoy!