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She Wanted Sanctuary…

Helena Reynolds will do anything to escape her life in London, even if that means traveling to a remote cliffside estate on the North Devon coast and marrying a complete stranger. But Greyfriar's Abbey isn't the sort of refuge she imagined. And ex-army captain Justin Thornhill—though he may be tall, dark, and devastatingly handsome—is anything but a romantic hero.  

He Needed Redemption…

Justin has spent the last two decades making his fortune, settling scores, and suffering a prolonged period of torture in an Indian prison. Now, firmly established in the grandest house in King's Abbot, he needs someone to smooth the way for him with the villagers. Someone to manage his household—and warm his bed on occasion. What he needs, in short, is a wife and a matrimonial advertisement seems the perfect way to acquire one.

Their marriage was meant to be a business arrangement and nothing more. A dispassionate union free from the entanglements of love and affection. But when Helena's past threatens, will Justin's burgeoning feelings for his new bride compel him to come to her rescue? Or will dark secrets of his own force him to let her go?

September 4
Perfectly Proper Press
Draft2Digital, LLC

Customer Reviews

littlepinkpumpkin ,

The Matrimonial Advertisement

Excellent book. All the characters are strong and lovable. The story line keeps you wanting to keep reading. I love the way Ms Matthew’s transports you back to another time.

Leeloo7books ,

So tender love!

I really like this story with the twist and suspense, and old fasion romance. Easy to imagine characters. I could not stop reading until I finish the book.

Patty in McKinney ,

The Matrimonial Advertisement

Loved it! Sweet romance with likable characters you find yourself rooting for.

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