A notorious rake can run from the law—but not from love—in this captivating Regency romance from “an amazingly talented author who has few rivals” (RT Book Reviews). Kidnapped by her callous cousin, Quentin Fordyce, beautiful Anne Morland has to fight off his amorous assault with all of her strength to avoid being stripped of her virtue and forced into a sham of a marriage. But when rescue comes in the form of Dominick Devereaux, Anne isn’t sure she’s better off. As notorious for his skills with a sword as he is for his skills with the ladies, Anne fears Dominick has no more noble intentions for her than Quentin did. But the handsome rake’s attraction is almost impossible to resist . . .