In her first season in London, country girl Susannah Hampton is confused by the attentions of the dashing Lord Pendleton. Wealthy, but undeniably arrogant, he is certainly not the kind of husband she has in mind. Although she can't help but find him attractive.
Soon Susannah gets what she hopes for—a marriage proposal! She may be an innocent country miss, but now Susannah is determined to inflame her husband's passion—and melt the ice around his heart….
by Anne Herries
by Marcel Proust