Facing an unwanted marriage and the theft of her fortune, Jane Mason, done with being agreeable, strikes a devil’s bargain with the most dangerous man she knows and soon they find salvation—and passion—in each other’s arms.
The next steamy historical romance in USA TODAY bestselling and RITA award-winning author Meredith Duran’s “wonderfully indulgent” (Publishers Weekly) Rules for the Reckless series.
Bookish, spinsterish, awkward: the world has many cruel ways to describe women like Jane Mason. But that doesn’t mean she has to listen to them. While other young women hunt for well-to-do husbands, Jane cherishes her independence—until fate puts her on a collision course with the only man she’s ever desired: Crispin Burke. He is still devastatingly charming but his quest for the truth could destroy her life.
Crispin was once the rising star of English politics—then a terrible accident changed his life. Now, a blushing wallflower holds the key to solving what happened but accepting her help may prove a grave mistake. For Jane Mason badly misunderstands her own appeal and Crispin is increasingly tempted to teach her, no matter the cost to them both…