Set in 1815. Viscount Thorne "Chris" finds his father's matchmaking tiresome. Chris is not ready to settle down and produce an heir. He is a member of a secret league of protectors known as the Guardians. A fellow member, Nate Lunsford, has been murdered and Chris is determined to find the person responsible so he can deliver justice, not to mention a bit of revenge. Nate has dubbed Chris as his sister's guardian. Her name is Amy.
Artist Diana Sheridan is worried about her cousin's, Amy, affections toward a possible fortune hunter. Therefore, she takes Amy to Chris for help. Chris was on the Isle of Cyrene. He agrees to return to London and secure Amy's place in Society. In exchange, Diana must pretend to be his betrothed. This should satisfy his father. Diana is reluctant since she had been part of a scandal before. Yet for Amy's sake she agrees. Soon Chris wants to make the marriage real. But that is the LAST thing Diana wants! Chris begins his master plan of seducing the lovely Diana into his arms.
**** A scorching hot regency romance filled with love, mystery, danger, and scandal. This story will take your mind off your day-to-day worries and fling you head long into a romantic adventure between two passionate people. ****
Reviewed by Detra Fitch of Huntress Reviews.