Lady Lavinia Richmond is known as the Ice Maiden. A virtuous wife to her late husband Patrick, and a loving mother to her young son, no hint of scandal has ever been whispered about her.
But Lavinia has a secret that could ruin her.
Captain Sebastien Longhurst was a friend to Patrick Richmond and reluctantly agreed to father a child with Lavinia when Patrick proved to be incapable. He never expected to fall in love. Now he is back in Mockingbird Square, and he wants to claim what is his—Lavinia and his son.
But at what cost to her reputation and his heart?