With his days occupied with duties as Captain of the Guard, and nights consumed with upholding his reputation as a rake, Lord Sebastian Hastings’s schedule is filled. There’s no extra time to be anyone’s bodyguard, but the royal family’s safety is a task he sees to personally. Prince Colton Townsend has loved Sebastian for a long time, but he’s done pining for a man who has vowed never to remarry. Horses and horse racing consume his every thought, at least until he’s stuck with Sebastian dogging his every step. At an auction, Colton is trying to ignore his sexy bodyguard when he takes on a bully to protect an abused horse. Sebastian is dragged into the fray, and their good deed sparks a string of nasty rumors. There’s only one way to quell the political storm: marry. But instead of solving everything, Colton realizes his new husband is a bundle of secrets, none of which he’ll give up easily. Unless Colton makes one, last-ditch effort that could break his heart for good.