Cornelia doesn’t want to marry a man as decadent as Sir Rendel Woodham. She has always been in love with Andrew instead. But when her father falls sick, she has no other choice. Can she marry one man and love another?
Cornelia Brent is a merchant’s daughter, beautiful and innocent. But her comfortable existence is shattered one night after an encounter with the most hardened rake at Charles II’s decadent court.
Beneath his languid silks, Rendel hides an iron will – and a desire so hot, it scorches her heart!
In desperation, Cornelia turns to her beloved friend, Dr Andrew Belgrave. Only the doctor has problems of his own. London is stricken with plague, and nobody is safe. Soon Cornelia will have an even harder choice to make …