The first in an all-new, seductive historical romance series from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Jane Feather is an unforgettable tale of true love and family duty...Will delight fans of Stephanie Laurens, Julia Quinn, Eloisa James and Mary Balogh. Ariadne 'Ari' Carfax has never been one to play by the rules; she's an heiress to the Carfax family, banished from London when Oliver Cromwell seized the throne from King Charles. All too soon, Ari finds herself in her family's legendary vise, forced into a marriage to Ivor Chalfont, Ari's childhood friend and confidante, against her wishes. Ari resigns herself to her new life as Lady Ivor Chalfont - at least until the newlyweds travel to London, and she can escape her new husband and reunite with her secret lover Gabriel. But as Ari becomes more and more attracted to her new husband, she finds herself caught between a lover who might be better left in the past, and a husband who she just might be able to love...