A forty-year-old mystery may bring two lonely people together or tear them apart, forever.
When the Earl of Wraysbury rescues a young woman from a carriage accident, he can’t resist her laughing eyes and wry sense of humor, even though their families have been locked in a feud for generations.
Anemone may be achingly lonely but she’s loyal to her family. When she wakes up after an accident in the strong arms of a handsome stranger, she’s immediately drawn to him, and appalled when she discovers he’s her family’s sworn enemy, the Earl of Wraysbury.
Neither Anemone nor the earl is prepared for the flaring attraction they feel, or for the escalation of the war between their families when a 40-year-old mystery triggers accusations of murder. Loyalty and the threat of a dangerous duel are destined to tear the lonely lovers apart unless they are willing to defy their families and take a chance on love.