Love begets madness. Viscount Locksley watched it happen to his father after
his cherished wife’s death. But when his sire arranges to marry
flame-haired fortune hunter Portia Gadstone, Locke is compelled to take
drastic measures to stop the stunning beauty from taking advantage of the
marquess. A marriage of mutual pleasure could be convenient, indeed... as
long as inconvenient feelings don’t interfere.
Desperation forced Portia to agree to marry a madman. The arrangement will
offer the protection she needs. Or so she believes until the marquess’s
distractingly handsome son peruses the fine print... and takes his father’s
Now the sedate—and, more importantly, secure—union Portia planned has
been tossed in favor of one simmering with wicked temptation and potential
heartbreak. Because as she begins to fall for her devilishly seductive
husband, her dark secrets surface and threaten to ruin them both—unless
Locke is willing to risk all and open his heart to love.