For years, Kitty Fairwell was stuck on her family's gloomy estate. Now, she's started the life of her dreams in London society, dancing at the finest balls and flirting with the most handsome bachelors. She's even attached a gentleman who seems to adore her—even if his kisses for some reason leave her cold.
But when her friend is seduced by a blackguard, Kitty won't hesitate to put friendship first. Hiding Louisa in the countryside also gives Kitty the opportunity to catch up with her beloved (if extremely grumpy) brother... and arrange his house to her satisfaction.
The life she wants is back in London. So why, every time she talks to her brother's estate manager, does the country suddenly sound so tempting?
Seven years ago, tragedy struck John Stanger's life. Needing to start fresh, he took a commission in the Army. He should have known that the gentlemen in the upper ranks would never accept a cloth merchant's son as their equal.
At the bloody battle of Albuera, he saved his friend Ned Fairwell's life. When Ned invited him to manage his estate, he saved John's soul. Ned isn't always the most charming man, but their loyalty to each other is unshakable.
John wouldn't endanger his newfound serenity for anything. Especially not the tempting kisses of his best friend's little sister....
Steam Level: 2.5 on a scale of 0 to 5. Sweet in tone, but some steamy content.
About the Author
My books are sweet in tone but with varying levels of steam (always labelled in the description). Happily-ever-afters are guaranteed!
My intention is always to make my readers laugh and cry, but most important to me is that you will close my books feeling happy! There isn't enough happiness in the world and I'm trying to add to it just a little bit.
In my books I try to touch on the realities of living in a bygone era (can you imagine having no running water??) but without detracting from the love story of my hero and heroine. Or hero/hero or heroine/heroine...
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