Nothing could break passion's spell . . . Seduced and conquered, Lady Cassandra Howard was nearly ruined. He rakehell brother forced her to frequent the London demimonde, then tried to sell her into a marriage with a dissolute lord. Though the world believed her wanton, Cassandra was really just an enticing innocent, untutored in the art of love, naive about the temptations of a midnight embrace. So her desperate plan was foolhardy: to escape her dreadful fiance by trying to seduce England's most virtuous lord . . .
"Saint" Wyatt Mannering believing he would surely then wed her. Truly, the lovely Cassandra did indeed unleash the very devil in handsome Sir Wyatt . . . for his honeyed kisses not only taught her wondrous consequences of desire, it swept them both into love's magical pull.