Only a fool acted on emotion, but that was exactly what the Marquess of Andover had done when he allowed a mysterious beauty to lure him to her home. No sooner had he decided she was the most appealing female he'd ever met, than the young lady drew a pistol an demanded he confess to the abduction of her missing cousin.
As a confirmed spinster who had handled her family's affairs for years, Emma Wakefield felt she was more than equal to the task of apprehending her cousin's kidnapper. But when the marquess escaped from her cellar and appeared in her bedroom, insisting that he would find the true culprit, Emma knew the tables had turned. For the first time, her life was quite out of her control, and unless she could resist his potent sensuality, this adventure promised to become deliciously . . . Dangerous!