Vera Ingham lives the comfortable life of an heiress and marriage is the last thing on her mind. She is determined to never to lose her independence. But when Lewis Millforte, the new Earl of Dunford, returns home from overseas, he proves too great a temptation for Vera to ignore. Lewis takes temporary refuge in a secluded cottage, where he can paint undisturbed and gather the strength to face his demons.
Posing for a portrait, Vera finds herself enclosed with Lewis for many hours and thei
Desire as essential as breath…deception as fragile as sanity. The Pleasure Wars, Book 3Liam, the Earl of Windbury, had everything when he held his secret lover in his arms. Until a feud between their families left her dead, his body broken, and his sister married to his bitterest enemy. Wracked with guilt, simmering with rage, he’s spent a year in seclusion, seeing no one except a few servants as he does his best to forget the past and patently refuses to think about any kind of future. When