Silken locks of flaxen gold, dark eyes flashing, Mandy was breathtaking in her young loveliness. But so far the only man she had ever loved was her twin brother, Ned.
Now, suddenly, Ned was in trouble. Accused of the murder of a woman who had clearly been trying to seduce him. A woman Ned had found attractive, but had no wish to marry.
Without their knowledge, their guardian, the Duke of Margate, was summoned. Mandy had always assumed him to bean old man. But the Duke was far from old. Only seven years older than Mandy, in fact. With sinewy good looks, virile and dashing, he was everything a woman dreamed of. And many a London beauty (and her mother, had chased after him.
The Duke, however, thought of himself as a confirmed bachelor – until he caught a glimpse of Mandy. But first things first – and the first thing was to prove Ned innocent!