IF YOU KISS A MAN ONCE . . . Miss Annabel Essex, the most unattainable of the four beautiful Essex sisters, determined that if you kiss a man once you were probably safe. But when the dashing Earl of Ardmore . . . tempts her with the promise of a kiss -- and more -- she resists just as she snubs his teasing offers of wedlock. For what would she get if she married the man? Why, nothing but a Scottish title and a hovel in the highlands.
IF YOU KISS A MAN TWICE . . . That’s when there’s trouble! A moment of passionate madness puts Annabel in a compromising position with Ardmore, and the choice is clear -- marriage or disgrace. So she finds herself in a carriage, thrust next to his strong body and heading north.
IF YOU KISS A MAN THREE TIMES . . . Then she discovers that the hovel is a castle and the earl is far from impoverished. And she learns -- in the bridal bedchamber and even elsewhere -- that there is more to marriage than kissing.