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A shy heiress and a well-known rake face a scandal-forced marriage that might be true love in the latest irresistible romance from the national bestselling author of Marry in Haste.

Shy young heiress, Lady Lily Rutherford, is in no hurry to marry. She dreams of true love and a real courtship. But when disaster strikes, she finds herself facing a scandal-forced marriage to her rescuer, Edward Galbraith, a well known rake.

Despite his reputation Lily is drawn to the handsome Galbraith. In the gamble of her life, she agrees to marry him, hoping to turn a convenient marriage into a love match.

As heir to a title, Galbraith knows he must wed, so a convenient marriage suits him perfectly. But there is a darkness in his past, and secrets he refuses to share with his tender-hearted young bride. All Lily's efforts to get close to him fall on stony ground, and in desperation she retreats to his childhood home--the place he's avoided for nearly a decade.

Must Lily reconcile herself to a marriage without love? Or will Galbraith realize that this warm-hearted, loving girl is the key to healing the wounds of his past--and his heart?

Reviews

I never miss an Anne Gracie book

Julia Quinn, New York Times bestselling author

For fabulous Regency flavor, witty and addictive, you can’t go past Anne Gracie

Stephanie Laurens, New York Times bestselling author

With her signature superbly nuanced characters, subtle sense of wit, and richly emotional writing, Gracie puts her distinctive stamp on a classic Regency plot

Chicago Tribune

Anne Gracie’s writing dances that thin line between always familiar and always fresh

New York Journal of Books

Will keep readers entranced . . . A totally delightful read!

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Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback

    9780425283820

    April 15, 2018

    Jove

    RRP $14.99

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Also by Anne Gracie

Marry In Haste
The Summer Bride
The Spring Bride
The Winter Bride
The Autumn Bride
Bride By Mistake
The Accidental Wedding
To Catch a Bride
His Captive Lady
The Stolen Princess
The Perfect Kiss
Perfect Stranger
The Perfect Rake
The Perfect Waltz

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