The thrill of the chase!
Patrick Hazard had a plan of action that took Hester by surprise. She hadn't intended falling in love with anyone, but Patrick wasn't content just to be friends--he wined and dined Hester, pursued her and wooed her...whatever it took to win her over.
Secretly, Hester didn't need moonlight and roses to tell her that she and Patrick shared something special. As far as she was concerned, she was now spoken for--or had she spoken too soon? What was preventing Patrick from making that final proposal of marriage?