To win the love of Sheridan Wolfe, Duke of Armitage, Miss Vanessa Pryde tries to make him jealous–a ploy that propels her into a scheme of an altogether different kind involving a pretend engagement and a mystery
The wit and passion of New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries take center stage as members of a blended family uncover clues about their combined pasts-and blaze paths to their future loves . . .
Along with his stepsiblings, Sheridan Wolfe, Duke of Armitage, is determined to finally solve the mysteries behind the suspicious deaths of their mother’s three husbands. Tasked with investigating a possible suspect, Sheridan finds himself in dangerous proximity to her captivating daughter, Vanessa Pryde. But still haunted by a tragically lost love, the duke is resolved to resist the attraction-and avoid any “scheming” husband-hunters. Besides, lovely Miss Pryde seems utterly smitten with a roguish London playwright…
Vanessa thinks a little scheming may be in order-for it’s Sheridan she truly has her sights, and her heart, set on. Her theatrical flirtation is intended only to break through his business-like demeanor and guarded emotions. And as Sheridan’s jealousy becomes aroused, the two soon find themselves propelled into a scheme of an altogether different kind, involving a pretend engagement, a secret inquiry-and a perhaps not-so-secret leap into true love…