The Growing Temptation
Beautiful young widow Lady Phoebe Brodfield could not conceive that the Earl of Devenham might threaten her virtue. True, the earl was the most handsome rakehell in the realm, whom no woman could resist. True, Phoebe was a guest in the same London mansion as he, with no way to avoid his burning gaze. But the fire in his eyes came from fever, for the earl had been badly injured in war. And this man who lay helpless in a sickbed could not possibly pose a threat to a woman who, betrayed in marriage, vowed never to love again.
Phoebe did not reckon with the law of nature, however. Time heals all wounds, and as the earl grew stronger, so did the danger of his rampant desire — and as Phoebe's once broken heart mended, her defenses melted away!