Miss Henderson's Secret
The Lord of License
It was bad enough that the radical writings of the Earl of Dudley had filled Miss Eden Henderson with shocking notions of the immorality of marriage and the virtue of free love. It was even worse when the beautiful governess encountered the infamous earl in person.
For this libertine lord had far more than intellectual seduction in mind, and with his good looks, charm, and amorous expertise he had more potent weapons than words to pierce Miss Henderson's defenses. Though this lovely young lady had the best of reasons not to trust this or any other man, she found herself losing all reason when he shifted his strategy from a meeting of minds to a meeting of lips-and left her to argue not with him but with her own quickening heart. ...
Signet (Regency), August 1995