Can two stubborn hearts be seduced into betting on true love?
When Alexander Thorpe returns from the Crimean War, he is no longer the viscount Lucy St. James once adored. Although he treats her with cool detachment, Lucy is alarmed to discover Alex is even more irresistible than the man who won her heart three years before.
Alex returns to discover Lucy has yet to become the bride of another man. He has never forgiven the spirited beauty for the moment their “understanding” became a misunderstanding. But when a ridiculous wager throws Alex and Lucy back into each other’s arms, they must decide once and for all if they are willing to forsake their pride for their passion…
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