Trapped by duty – and demands of his cruel, unyielding father . . .
Lord Gabriel Sinclair, the Earl of Wakefield, is being forced to find a bride. But the dark, moody Sinclair plans an exquisite revenge on his cold hearted parent: wedding the sultry, low born Yankee wench who tried to steal his watch.
Ragged and beautiful Cassie McClellan is desperate to escape her life of poverty – and, therefore, willingly accepts the marriage in name only. But neither is prepared for the awakening passions that will bind their fragile, damaged hearts – or the blistering sensual need that compels both to surrender body and soul.