If Mary Babington-Smith knows nothing else, it's that Lord Edwin Sutton kissed her. Regardless of who kissed whom, with the deed witnessed, they have no choice but to carry on with a temporary, fake engagement. When Edwin sweetens the deal, offering Mary the money she needs to pursue her independence if she can play the lovesick fiancée for two weeks, Mary rises to the challenge. In two weeks, she'll have everything she wants, and this time she'll be the one to walk out of his life.
Despite Sutton's argumentative, self-assured nature, when Mary glimpses a sliver of the boy he used to be, she vows to peel away every layer of armor he uses to shield his emotions. Somewhere underneath that worldly exterior is the kind-hearted man she once loved, but in order to find him, she'll have to give him the power to hurt her...and he's already broken her trust once.
Each book in the Ladies of Passion series is STANDALONE:
* How to Play the Game of Love
* How to Ruin Your Reputation in 10 Days
* How to Fall for the Wrong Man