A YOUNG LADY IN DISGUISE -- AND A MAN OF DISTRACTING MYSTERY
Lovely Elyza Leigh was wearing the clothes of a boy and on the brink of a humiliating comeuppance at the hands of a crude innkeeper when she was rescued by handsome, elegant Cleve Redmayne.
But Redmayne, curiously, was not quite what he seemed. His fortune was fabulous, but its source was unknown. His manner was aristocratic, but his lineage obscure. His gallantry was irresistible, but his true feelings maddeningly elusive.
Elyza had long known what she didn't want -- namely an odious arranged marriage to the dullest of lords. But now for the first time she knew what she did want -- as she fell under the spell of this most dazzling and dangerous man, risking all in a game where kisses courted scandal, and love might mask a heartbreaking lie....