Fanny Becket has adored her adopted brother since the day they
both lost their parents and became part of the Becket family.
Where he goes, she has always followed. But pursuing him into
battle, Fanny quickly finds herself in the line of fire and
quite unexpectedly... in the embrace of a handsome stranger.
Valentine Clement, Earl of Brede, has seen enough of fighting to
know there is no advantage to be found at Waterloo. Yet the
moment he spies Fanny he is duty bound to save the reckless
beauty, most especially from herself. Although with a woman such
as Fanny, it may very well be his lordship who is in need of