Men wanted one thingand noblewomen had no choice
Certainly her forced betrothal did nothing to convince Lady Alyce Sherborne otherwise. Would that she could choose how to live her lifeand with whom! But given that freedom, would she turn down the subtly seductive Sir Thomas? The man who'd secured a king's ransomand taken her heart in the bargain?
Women, he was learning, were dangerous
and of that lesson, there could be no better teacher than the deceptively sweet, distractingly beautifyl Lady Alyce. Truly she was a maid who bore watchingand Thomas Brand was only too happy to keep his eyes ever upon her!