Book 3 - Belle Haven series
For generations, Belle Haven had been a place of strong women determined to live on their own terms. Julia Nash was no different, prizing her independence above all else. Finding joy in life's simple things. Until the night she beheld a broad-shouldered stranger swimming naked in the moonlight!
Canny Wall Street financier Brand Delaney was certain everything was a business deal. Even choosing a wife. Offer wealth and position in exchange for children and stability, and what society miss could resist? But he hadn't gambled on falling in love with a woman who could do just that!
Harlequin Historical - # 244