A widow. A younger Man. And a midnight visit to the wrong bedchamber.
Lady Asherton is proper, lovely and… lost; Widowed and thirty— her engagement to an older gentleman may be her last chance to become a mother.
The Marquess of Rockingham is gorgeous, exciting and loyal to his family. He’s never met a woman he can’t have and the world is at his feet.
He is young— too young.
She’s engaged— to his uncle.
Two unlikely lovers are faced with a choice. Will they risk everything and embrace the passion of a lifetime or give in to society’s dictates and forever endure the ashes of regret?