THE GOVERNESS IS A LADY . . . Lady Henrietta is the despair of her family. As she pursues her avocation, teaching elocution and etiquette to children of the middle classes, she dashes all hopes of her making a suitable, aristocratic marriage. Then she is engaged to tutor a very special pupil — not the child she imagines, but a handsome, virile, giant of a man. Before long this brash diamond in the rough is playing havoc with her plans for a quiet, uneventful spinsterhood.
THE AMERICAN IS A LORD . . . Rescued from a hangman's noose by his timely inheritance of an English title, Jared Winter has faced savages in Kentucky, cardsharps in New Orleans and slavers in the West Indies without a qualm. But the thought of addressing his new peers in the House of Lords gives him pause. At first all he wants from Miss Hetty Thompson is help taking the edge off his frontier accent. But once he catches sight of his pretty tutor, he's more than willing to play the fool until he’s had a chance to teach her a lesson in love . . .