The first person the Marquis of Mullineaux chanced to meet upon his return to England was the very last person he wanted to see--
Lady Carberry, the woman who had scandalized the haute ton by breaking off their engagement. She was just as displeased to meet him. He had, after all, sacrificed her reputation to save his pride. Thrown together by circumstance, Alicia and James found themselves constantly at war with one another.
James was determined to discover the truth about their past. Only then would he also discover that behind their anger lay a passion that had never died.
About the Author
International bestselling author Nicola Cornick writes historical romance for HQN Books and time slip romance for MIRA UK. She became fascinated with history when she was a child, and spent hours poring over historical novels and watching costume drama. She studied history at university and wrote her master’s thesis on heroes. Nicola also acts as a historical advisor for television and radio. In her spare time she works as a guide in a 17th century mansion.
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