Frank Ingram, an impecunious officer, is seriously wounded at Waterloo. Rescued by Lord Roworth, he meets Roworth's sister, Lady Constantia, an angel of mercy. But Frank and Connie are each hiding a terrible secret they are sure will prevent marriage to anyone, let alone each other.
Regency Romance by Carola Dunn; originally published by Zebra. (Originally published as The Captain's Inheritance) [Rothschild Trilogy #3, following Miss Jacobson's Journey and Lord Roworth's Reward]