Lord Adam Fitzroy helps a beautiful woman to hide from the oaf pursuing her when she bursts uninvited into his private parlour at a posting inn. He subsequently notices her entering a local house of ill repute and is shocked when his mother later introduces the woman as her new paid companion. Adam agrees to keep her nightly activities a secret…on one condition: she must spend one wicked night with him.
Florentina Grantley is both scandalized and intrigued at the prospect, but she worries that the dashing war hero will quickly discern her lack of experience. True, she’s no innocent—but she’s a widow, not a whore. Yet the stakes are too high and she dare not test Adam’s loyalties by explaining the true reason behind her alliance with the brothel’s madam.
Faced with problems of his own that threaten the future of his noble family, can Adam afford to follow his instincts and trust the woman who has stolen his heart…