Rebellious aristocrat Lord Michael de Grey realizes that the only way to escape family duty is to marry Elizabeth Chudderley, a beautiful widow. Elizabeth Chudderley is delightful, delicious, and distressingly attractive. With such a captivating opponent, Michael isn't quite sure who is winning the game. How can such passionate players negotiate a marriage of necessity; when their hearts have needs of their own?
Sensible and lonely, Olivia Mather survives by her wits and her strict policy of avoiding trouble. But when she realizes that the Duke of Marwick might hold the secrets of her family's past, she does the unthinkable, infiltrating his household as a maid. Alastair de Grey has a single reason to live: vengeance. More beautiful than Lucifer, twice as feared, and thrice as cunning, he'll use any weapon to punish those who fooled and betrayed him; even...