She was ballrooms and glitter. He was grit and brawn. They should have been wrong for each other, but they weren’t.
This blazing hot Brayden cousin has no idea what the beautiful, obviously refined young woman is doing in his office, but he has no intention of ever letting her go.
Lady Augusta Nesbitt only meant to deliver a book to Exeter’s surprisingly handsome magistrate, Rafe Quinton, as a favor to his Brayden cousins. She never meant to deliver her heart as well. But a mystery surrounding her aged aunt has forced them to work closely together to discover who burned down the old woman’s house. As dangerous secrets unfold, Auggie quickly realizes Rafe is the only one she can trust, not only with her heart but her very life. Will this rugged man ever see her as more than an elegant, pampered debutante?
Widower and Exeter’s tough as nails magistrate, Rafe Quinton, was having a really bad day until he encountered the beautiful Lady Auggie Nesbitt sitting at his desk with his son on her lap. Now his son is determined to make Auggie his new mother. Of course, that would require Rafe to marry her. But how can he put his heart at risk when something very bad is going on in the Nesbitt family and Auggie may be involved? Even if she is innocent, which he truly believes she is, how can he marry this elegant daughter of a marquess? She is a ton diamond, and her life is a dance, a series of glittering balls and elite soirees.
Can she find a place in her heart for a blunt, unrefined man like him?