For years Valerian Inglemoore, Viscount St. Just, lived a double life as a secret agent on the war-torn Continent.
Returning home, he knows exactly what he wants—Philippa Stratten, the woman he gave up for the sake of her family….
But Philippa isn't the naive debutante he left behind. His rejection stung deeply, and now she is suspicious of his intentions. Valerian realizes he must wage a tough battle if he is to finally claim her, once and for all, as his bride!