Her Captive Cavalier by Marina Oliver
Series: 17th Century, Book 1.
Approx. 23,140 words.
Published on August 14, 2011.
Determined not to allow a band of roaming Cavaliers into her home, Caro threatens their leader with a pistol. When he ignores her challenge she shuts her eyes and fires. Compelled to nurse him when her shot grazes his head, she realises she must protect him from his enemies. But that is not enough. His enemies become hers, and to escape them she has to trust herself to his protection.