Excerpt from Amazon:
She thought she was the luckiest woman in London . . .
Surviving on a seamstress' income and a steady stream of fantasies, Prudence Bosworth has always longed for love and romance. Then she inherits a fortune from the father she's never seen, with the stipulation that she wed in one year. Prudence is determined to marry for true love, and after seeing firsthand the splendid chivalry of a certain duke, only one man will do . . .
Rhys de Winter, the Duke of St. Cyres, hides his cynicism behind a quick wit and an even quicker smile. He must marry an heiress, and as luck would have it, the pretty little seamstress-turned-heiress is exactly what he needs. But he never expected to fall for Prudence, and when his shocking deception is revealed, he will stop at nothing to win her back . . . even if it means renouncing every last one of his wicked ways.
What a wonderful book! I completely enjoyed it. This is the story of Prudence Bosworth and Rhys de Winter, the Duke of St. Cyres. Prudence is a seamstress who has been on her own for over eleven years. She is surprised when the Rhys, the Duke of St. Cyres is kind to her when she is mistreated by a lady of the ton, when she is fixing her hem at a party. Rhys is desperately on a hunt for a wealthy heiress since the title that has come to on the death of his uncle is completely bankrupt. The creditors are circling and it is a matter of time. As fate would have it, Prudence is shocked to find out that the father she has never known was a wealthy American entrepreneur and left his entire fortune to her, on one condition, of course. She must marry within one year. When Rhys discovers the lady that he found luscious and beautiful is also wealthy, he decides he will do or say anything to get her to marry him. What happens when the truth is revealed? Read this amazing story and find out.
Rated 3 Bookworms