For the marquess, it’s love at first sight. For Lady Mariah…? That’s another matter entirely. Lady Mariah Rutland has mapped out the perfect life. She’s met a nice, quiet, unassuming man who suits her wallflower tendencies perfectly. She doesn’t want money or power, a simple life will do. The problem? The Marquess of Westford has made a map too. He’s everything she doesn’t want. But as handsome as he is arresting, he’s also decided on the perfect spouse. Mariah. How can she tell him that he’s not part of her plans when, every time she attempts to speak with him, he steals the breath from her lungs?