After 8 years of fighting Napoleon, Harry Morant is plans to go into the breeding race horses. He directs his aunt to find him a middle-class practical woman. When he buys an estate, he is drawn to an earl's daughter. Lady Helen Freymore, Nell, has lived a life surround by lies that have brought her to poverty and scandal. She trusts no man. And she has a secret quest that does not involve any man even Harry. The ridged rules of the regency times, force them into a marriage. Drawn to Harry, she refuses to share her secret heart's desire. This secret threatens budding romance.
Those who enjoy Mary Balogh, may enjoy this work.
His Captive Lady / Anne Gracie 323 p.