Born to an Indian mother and an English father, Chance True — Son Quincy Ridgeway, Duke of Rivenoak, was equally skilled at hunting as he was at pursuing the fashionable ladies of the ton. But when he received word from America that his parents had been murdered, he vowed to avenge their deaths. After hearing of Pandora Featherstone's reputation as an accomplished confidential inquiry agent, Rivenoak enlisted the services of the quick-witted beauty who summoned his most primitive passions.and threatened to unlock the bitterness surrounding his heart.
With a talent for solving impossible conundrums, Pandora Featherstone was a woman who refused to follow convention. So when the Duke of Rivenoak asked her to pose as his promised bride to help him find his family's killers without arousing suspicion, she did not care about the scandal certain to tarnish their names if their secret mission was exposed. Now as Pandora and Rivenoak get closer to the truth - and to danger - they are enticed into each other's arms, and into a passionate love worth risking their lives for.