2012 Golden Heart Finalist
One mistake could lead to capture and entrapment in a marriage Anne-Sophie Duncombe would rather die than endure. Her only choice is a radical scheme — a life of humility and disguise, a life of exile.
Wilhelm Montegue, the Earl of Devon, is insane. At least that’s what everyone says. But who could blame them? He’s a tormented war hero surrounded by scandal. And his unmentionable “condition” keeps him confined to his country home. His only saving grace is his brilliant mind and unquestionable talent for composing beautiful music.
When a new housemaid is hired at Rougemont, Lord Devon is perplexed to find himself fascinated by her. He knows the exquisite beauty is keeping secrets, but her siren's voice draws him in and he can't resist the intoxicating scent of danger surrounding her.