Passion ignites in Nicole Jordans delectable, dazzling conclusion to The Courtship Wars. Two years after losing her beloved fiancé to war, Tess Blanchard feels ready to chance love again. Thus shes aghast when a threatening scandal forces her to wed her longtime nemesis, Ian Sutherland, Duke of Rotham.
The impossibly arrogant, irresistibly seductive nobleman is the last man Tess could ever imagine loving. Making matters worse, she discovers secrets in Rothams wicked past that send her fleeing London for his remote castle in Cornwall. Having long desired Tess, Ian is exasperated that the ton thinks hes driven his reluctant new bride from their marriage bed and follows hard on her heels.
Naturally, their spirited rivalry leads to glorious, pleasure-filled nightscomplicated by a mysterious ghost who haunts Ians castle and Tesss vexing insistence that he play matchmaker to her friends. But can blazing desire between two warring hearts turn into wedded bliss and timeless love?