He Longed to be Wed
When he lays eyes on Miss Alethea Pierce at her best friend's wedding, Sir St. John Pennyworthy --who fancies himself entirely ripe for matrimony--knows she is his intended. Immediately upon introduction, the hotheaded baronet asks for her hand. But Alethea delivers a resounding refusal.
She Was A Sworn Spinster
Still smarting from her betrayal by a libertine fiance, Alethea has now set her face against marriage with any gentleman. This St. John, she considers, must be yet another rakenhell. It will take many a chance encounter between Alethea and St. John, and more than one hair-raising adventure, before the stubborn couple begin to fathom their own hearts--and the surprising miracle of true love...