Finally freed from a cruel, depraved husband, Serena Riverton wants nothing more to do with men or marriage. Fate and her brothers give her no choice, however, except to flee - into a storm, and into the arms of a stranger. Without friend or fortune, in a moment of recklessness, Serena seduces a handsome lord. But just one night together will start a sequence of events that threaten to destroy them both. Francis, Lord Middlethorpe's life is planned and orderly, including marriage to Lady Anne Peckworth, a rich and suitable lady. But now he is haunted by memories of one passionate night and Serena, the wicked siren who tempted him with pleasures he had never known. Caught between duty and desire, will be risk his reputation and the respect of his world to claim her love?
About the Author
Jo Beverley is widely regarded as one of the most talented romance writers today. She is a four-time winner of Romance Writers of America's cherished RITA Award and one of only a handful of members in the RITA Hall of Fame. She has also recieved the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. Born in England, she now lives with her husband and two sons in Victoria, British Columbia, just a ferry ride away from Seattle, WA.