Tess Masterson awakes to find handsome Cameron Hawksmoor in her bed. She is ruined! Who will wed her now? It doesn't matter, her father tells her, because she is already married. To Cameron. The son of a duke who was, before his death, Tess's father's good friend, Cameron wants to arrange for an annulment. But how is that possible when, still half-asleep himself, he just woke Tess with a kiss? This is madness, but only the beginning when they both know that the only way out is divorce, which will ruin Tess completely. As they learn more about each other, neither wants to hurt the other. Tess can see that Cameron fears his fierce temper so much that he tries to show no emotion, but that coolness is tested when a terrible accident leaves his brother's two young illegitimate sons in their care and makes Cameron a duke. Tess and Cameron must work together and learn to trust each other as other accidents happen. It becomes clear that they are not truly accidents. Who would want to kill two little boys? Or are they the real target? Tess and Cameron must uncover the truth if they have any hopes of saving the children and their own fragile love.
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Used availability for Jo Ann Ferguson's His Unexpected Bride
December 2002 : USA Hardback
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