Sir Charles Osbourne has made a promise against his better judgment. He will rescue one Miss Maria Monkton and deliver her to her betrothed—a man whose reputation he little cares for.
Maria is taken aback when Charles strides toward her with the silent sureness of a wolf. Traveling alone with him is unsettling. And then it hits her: should she marry a man she doesn't know when she's falling in love with her rescuer—a man with no mind for marriage!
Helen Dickson lives in South Yorkshire with her retired farm manager husband. On leaving school she entered the nursing profession, which she left to bring up a young family. Having moved out of the chaotic farmhouse, she has more time to indulge in her favourite pastimes. She enjoys being outdoors, travelling, reading and music. An incurable romantic, she writes for pleasure. It was a love of history that drove her to writing historical romantic fiction.