Awaiting a welcome death after a duel, Lord Henry Langdon hides in a London stable- and is discovered just in time by a young noblewoman. Despite his protests, Lady Elisabeth insists on nursing him back to health, though as far as Lord Langdon is concerned, he is not worth saving. Jilted as a young man, he swore off love long ago and turned to a life of gambling, drinking and dissolute pleasures. To his surprise, Elisabeth's tender touch brings healing and hope. Lord Langdon is enthralled by her beauty- and ready to give his heart to her forever. But how can he explain his past?
When Elisabeth discovers the dark scandal that shadows him, Henry must convince her that he has changed his ways- for a future filled with love of one woman only�