- 2016 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Romance (Adult Fiction)
Wounded mentally and physically from the Peninsular War in 1812, Lord Anthony Hargreaves returns home to discover he’s the heir. When his ill father pleads with him to marry and produce an heir of his own, he reluctantly agrees. But when he unwittingly compromises Amelia Clarke, his mother's companion, he's determined to save her reputation. Can he overcome a society driven by class and a duke bent on revenge? And can Amelia ever truly love a broken and haunted man?