AN OUTCAST IN HIS ADOPTED COUNTRY
Fox Barlow is known in England as the Shawnee Lord, the name given at Eton to an American with red Indian blood. He wears the mocking title as a badge of honor. Even though he is under the sponsorship of a powerful marquess, Fox will never be accepted by Society. Nor does he wish to be, preferring the sybaritic life of a profligate rake, pursuing and pursued by Cyprians and aristocratic ladies alike. He vows never to marry.
AN OUTCAST IN HER OWN HOME
Cat Caruthers is a baron's daughter, but the bane of her parents' existence by the end of her first "Season" when she refuses all suitors. Her cutting wit and bright copper hair are not at all "the thing" on the marriage mart." Even worse, her life's dream is to work at designing ships. If she weds, any proper English nobleman would put a period to her plans. She vows never to marry.
A MATCHMAKING SCHEME GONE AWRY
When Fox's sister-in-law Rachel and Cat's cousin Beth see the sparks fly between Fox and Cat, they plot to make them realize they are meant for each other. To foil their beloved kinswomen's plans, Cat makes a bold proposal to Fox—a marriage of convenience allowing them both to live as they choose and escape the marriage mart. With misgivings he accepts. Neither the daring Cat nor the cynical Fox imagine how right Rachel and Beth are. But none of them realize the deadly consequences of the betrothal when a jealous woman decides that she now desires…
THE SHAWNEE LORD