The Lord Next Door(2005)
(The first book in the Sisters of Willow Pond series)
A novel by Gayle Callen
Victoria must wed . . .
To rescue her family from financial ruin, lovely Victoria Shelby has no choice but to marry. Her options for a bridegroom are limited . . . until she remembers the shy servant boy next door. Then she discovers that her childhood friend is actually Viscount Thurlow -- ruthless businessman, future earl, and a man whose family is shrouded in scandal!
After two rejected marriage proposals, David Thurlow needs a wife who will give him an heir, someone who will not only overlook his past but also be above reproach. Victoria is the ideal candidate -- quiet, unassuming, and in desperate need of funds. But even as she strives to be the perfect wife, her calm demeanor masks a shocking secret . . . one that is overshadowed by David's slow, heated lessons in the art of seduction that threaten to transform a "convenient" marriage into a torrid and passionate affair.
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Used availability for Gayle Callen's The Lord Next Door
2005 : USA Hardback
Title: The Lord Next Door
Author(s): Gayle Callen
ISBN: 0-7394-5998-8 / 978-0-7394-5998-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
November 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback
October 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition