Lady Lucinda Esmond’s swine of a father, the Earl of Sotheran, was forever fleecing young bucks in London’s gaming halls with impunity—until he cheats Captain Mark Chamfrey, who kidnaps ten-year-old Lucinda for ransom.
But when Chamfrey has a change of heart and returns the girl,
Earl Esmond nonetheless exacts his own price: Chamfrey can only redeem himself
and save his skin by marrying his little victim nine years hence.
Lucinda’s father could not have foreseen what a beauty
Lucinda would become, nor that Chamfrey, a newly made Marquess, would find that
what was supposed to be his punishment turns out be exactly what he desires! Download and start listening now!