A sweet Regency set romance from New York Times bestselling author Mary Blayney. The Braedon Family Series, Book Four.
Lavinia Stewart is not interested in a London Season. Born in Jamaica, she would rather stay in the country home she manages for her widowed brother and swim in the pond with her young niece. Her life is almost perfect, until her brother's lecherous friends threaten her well-being.
Captain William Chartwell needs someone to care for his young ward, Angus, when the captain is called back to command. When he hears of his neighbor's plight and Lavinia's need for a protector, William proposes�marriage which will leave him free to go to sea and give her the quiet life she wishes with the protection of his name.�But nothing goes as planned for the Captain, or his "Mermaid" when a surprising passion rises between them and threatens to alter all their well-made plans.
About the Author
In the years since she has written more than twenty novels. Her first were for contemporaries for Silhouette, including FATHER CHRISTMAS which is now available as an ebook.
The rest of her books are Regency set romances, including four novels and one novella in the Braedon Series (originally published by Kensington), five titles in the Pennistan Family Saga (published by Bantam) and eight novellas in anthologies that features a magic coin. Mary also published an original novella �Playing for Keeps� in the anthology ONCE AND FOREVER.
Mary believes that life is best lived with joy, love and a generous heart and it is those ideas she most wants to share with her readers.
Please visit Mary on her website at www.MaryBlayney.com and connect with her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AuthorMaryBlayney.