She will give him what he desires. But first, a small favor . . .
Lady Christina Fairhaven is devoted to her adoptive family--and most protective of her wayward brother.
So when battle-scarred and world-weary Captain Gavin Briggsarrives at her cottage bearing shocking news--that she is thegranddaughter of an aged, bad-tempered duke--Christina is stunned . . . temporarily.
She will not meet the duke whoabandoned her when she wasa child; Gavin will not receivehis significant--and muchneeded--reward. However, should the good Captainagree to help her locate andrescue her endangeredsibling, then perhaps . . .
But with a fortune at stake, the road to London is paved withperil. Treachery awaits them . . . not to mention attraction, temptation, and a most unanticipated passion.
To regain his soul, to protecthis lady, Gavin must be more than brave.To win his love, Christina must be positively . . .