Bridgerton fans and readers of Madeline Hunter, Eloisa James, and Lisa Kleypas won't want to miss this humorous and clever new love story from the historical romance legend. "Smart, sexy historical romance...a perfectly fashioned love story rich in smoldering sexual chemistry, sharp wit, and a dash of danger." —Booklist "A brilliant conclusion to a fun and entertaining series." —Romance Junkies Along with his stepsiblings, Sheridan Wolfe, Duke of Armitage, is determined to finally solve the mysteries behind the suspicious deaths of their mother's three husbands. Tasked with investigating a possible suspect, Sheridan finds himself in dangerous proximity to her captivating daughter, Vanessa Pryde. But still haunted by a tragically lost love, the duke is resolved to resist the attraction—and avoid any "scheming" husband-hunters. Besides, lovely Miss Pryde seems utterly smitten with a roguish London playwright . . .
Vanessa thinks a little scheming may be in order—for it's Sheridan she truly has her sights, and her heart, set on. Her theatrical flirtation is intended only to break through his business-like demeanor and guarded emotions. And as Sheridan's jealousy becomes aroused, the two soon find themselves propelled into a scheme of an altogether different kind, involving a pretend engagement, a secret inquiry—and a perhaps not-so-secret leap into true love . . .
"Anyone who loves romance must read Sabrina Jeffries!" —Lisa Kleypas, New York Times bestselling author
"Fans will delight in revisiting Sheridan's large family in this heated, twisty tale of love and deception." —Publishers Weekly