It's a matter of honor, duty. . . and desire.
Griffin Nash, Earl of Devonwood, wants to believe that he's
seducing Miss Emmaline Farnsworth out of protectiveness for his
young brother. After all, if his brother is convinced that the
tantalizing professor's daughter is unworthy of his trust, perhaps
Teddy will lose all interest in such an inappropriate choice for
But in truth, something else motivates Devonwood: a
scintillating vision he's had of a future tryst with the lovely
Emmaline. A vision too realistic to be doubted--and too scaldingly
passionate to be denied.
Yet Emmaline is not as easily tempted as Devonwood might have
hoped--nor is she actually in pursuit of a wealthy husband. No, the
real reason for her visit to the manor is something much more
shocking. . . though being enticed by a dashing earl
may prove to be a most welcome by-product of her schemes.