She was a faithful widow until... Abducted at fourteen and sent away to sea, rough and ready sailor Tobias Randall endured exile and cruelty only to have his plans for revenge crumble. He may have made a terrible first impression upon his return to Romsey Abbey, but he has a plan to reclaim his place - he'll marry quickly and marry a woman of wealth. Yet the perils of life at sea are nothing compared to the danger of attempting polite conversation with a proper lady. ... he reawakened her heart Blythe, Lady Venables, may be revered as a faithful, proper widow, but a cruel misunderstanding has placed her sanity in doubt. Determined to clear her name, she forms an uneasy truce with the wildest Randall of all, Tobias - a man shamelessly willing to seduce her - to uncover the mystery plaguing Romsey Abbey. With doubts and fears against them, Tobias and Blythe each venture into uncharted territory - love and scandal.
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Used availability for Heather Boyd's Forsaking the Prize
November 2014 : USA Paperback
November 2012 : Australia Paperback
September 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition