When an unexpected inheritance elevates the Hathaway family to aristocracy, they find new challenges in navigating the intricacies of London society–and new desires. Lisa Kleypas’ historical romance series is sensual and compelling, with lords and ladies, gypsies and governesses–all harboring dark secrets and secret passions.
She was a frail, beautiful, English lady. He was a dark, foreboding gypsy. He worked for her family. He would do anything for them. Anything for her. But he could never have her. When the doctor who helped her proposes, Merripen knows he must let her go, though she is his, in his heart.
Lisa Kleypas is the RITA Award-winning author of many contemporary and historical romance novels, including A Wallflower Christmas, Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor, and Love in the Afternoon. Her books are published in fourteen languages and are bestsellers all over the world. Kleypas graduated from Wellesley College and published her first novel at the age of 21. In 1985, she was named Miss Massachusetts in the Miss America competition. She lives in Washington with her husband and two children.