After her husband's death, Elizabeth Ashton knows she must remarry - and fast. But not just any man will do. She must find Lord Ashton’s long-lost bastard nephew and convince him to wed, cementing his claim to the family fortune and rescuing Elizabeth from certain ruin. Her desperate search will reveal a world she never knew existed - and a love she never dreamed possible.
Forced into prostitution to protect his darkest secret, Gideon spends his days pleasuring London's wealthiest women. Only one hope burns inside his guarded heart: that someday he will escape the gilded confines of Lady Lavender's brothel and reclaim his freedom. When a widow hires him for a two-week-long seduction at her country estate, he spies his chance - never imagining the young beauty will reawaken a passion he thought long dead.
Bound by desire, only together are they strong enough to face their enemies - and to claim the promise of love.