By Elizabeth Boyle

"""A younger girl with a fortune is topic to all kinds of untoward attentions by way of the worst kind of vagrants."" — Aunt Allegra

A lesson Tabitha Timmons, a penniless spinster, hasn't ever had to heed. that's, until eventually she is left an enormous fortune payable in basic terms upon her marriage to the very decent Mr. Barkworth—a fit that gives little probability of learning precisely what her aunt capability via ""untoward attentions.""

But a similar can't be stated whilst the Duke of Preston occurs alongside Tabitha's direction. He spies a rebellious streak in her that fits his personal and he makes it his challenge to save lots of her from this type of passionless fit, interfering in her lifestyles at each flip. All too quickly, Preston—whose very identify spells ruin—has Tabitha stuck among the nice fortune that promises her safety, and his kiss, which provides a wholly diversified type of happily-ever-after.

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