A Woman of Innocence and Notoriety The prisoner stood with an expression of defiance, leather shackles on her wrists. Adam Vickery, Marquess of Tannerton, was drawn to this woman, so dignified in her plight. He didn’t recognize her as the once innocent, hopeful debutante he had danced with long years ago.
Marlena Parronley, the notorious Vanishing Viscountess, was a fugitive. Seeing the dashing, carefree marquess of her dreams just reminded her that she could not risk letting anyone, especially Tanner, get caught up in helping her escape! He would face the same punishment she did . . . The Hangman’s Noose! Harlequin Historical - # 879