Engaged in Passion
An heiress in search of a title…
Francine Richards has one task: to marry an aristocrat. Her lifeand a massive dowryis dedicated to that goal. But as the daughter of a merchant, no one is offering marriage except lackwits and fortune hunters. She’s just about to accept one of them when disaster strikes: Francine falls in love.
A working man in want of a wife…
Anthony Pierce is a far cry from a titled lord. A bookkeeper in Mr. Richards’s hat shop, Anthony has ambition and the skills to revolutionize the business. But, he’s falling in love with the boss’s daughter.
A scheme that goes awry…
When Anthony and Francine cannot escape attraction, Francine creates a plan of her own. Can the two have a future despite their families’ objections? Or will their own desires destroy their only chance at happiness?