Eden's quiet life on her parents' estate was interrupted by the advent of Seth, the adopted son and man of affairs of the Duke of Derwent. Until then Eden's mission in life was to protect her flighty, beautiful young sister, Zoe, from her own passions. In performing this task, Eden was forced to deny her own love: that of painting.Seth had his own task: to guard the Derwent family against the illicit and seemingly insane passions of the Duke's heir Bel.When Bel and Zoe meet and become attracted to one another, Seth visits Eden's family home to salvage the situation. He and Eden are thrown in an effort to separate the young pair. But soon they find themselves plunged into a greater struggle - the love that flares between them. How will they withstand their families' disapproval, as well as that of society?
Used availability for Barbara Bell's A Man of Affairs
September 2008 : UK Hardback