The Prodigal Daughter
Battlefield of Love
Amanda Morrison ignited her father's fury when she eloped with dashing Jack Morrison. She dared to follow her gallant husband when he went off to war, and mourned him when he fell at Waterloo. Now the beautiful and impoverished young widow was forced to come home to a different kind of war-with a father who would neither forget nor forgive her defiance.
Her father laid down the law with a vengeance. She was to live in seclusion, never to disgrace the family name again. And above an she would keep out of the way of the haughty Duke of Norwood, lest she ruin her stepsister Emily's chances of snaring the catch of the marriage mart. Amanda had no trouble agreeing. She heartily disliked the arrogant duke at f"1fst sight. The trouble was, she could not seem to keep her eyes off this infuriating man-and the more she saw of him, the harder it was to fight the battle between her duty as a daughter and her desire as a woman. ...
Signet (Regency), November 1996