By Valerie Holmes
Published: September 2, 2012.
Abigail Hammond has been raised as a lady by her guardian, Lord Edmund Hammond. However, her sheltered life ends when he falls ill. His heir, Frederick, returns to force her into a marriage of convenience. Abigail has to flee to York with her lifelong maid, Martha, at Lord Hammond’s insistence. Captain Rusk, an injured rifleman, helps her and together they discover love and who she really is.