The gentlemen of the Bastion Club have proven their courage while
fighting England’s enemies, but nothing has prepared them for dealing
with that most formidable of challenges: the opposite sex.
Viscount Paignton, is in desperate need of a wife. Unmoved by the
matchmaking “herd,” he seeks help from his aunt, who directs him to a
lady she vows is perfect for him. Dispatched to a country house party to
look the lady over, he discovers her not swanning about among the
guests but with her nose buried in a book in the library.
Malleson is tempted to distraction by Deverell, but marrying him isn’t
part of her plan. Moved by an incident in her past, Phoebe has a secret
cause to which she’s committed. Unfortunately, telling Deverell to go
away doesn’t work, and he quickly learns of her secret. But someone
powerful has her cause targeted for destruction—and her in their sights.
Phoebe must accept Deverell’s help … though the cost to them both might
be dear—and deadly. Download and start listening now!