Lord Blackthorn actually believed he could waltz back into her life five years after leaving it in shattered pieces! Well, Lydia Osborne, undisputed leader of the ton, had a bevy of ardent suitors and no need for his company. Never mind that she had never quite recovered from the fact he chose Napoleon's battlefields over wedded bliss.
Pride proving stronger than passionate memories, she decided it was time to wangle a proposal from the competition. That would show him. However, she hadn't planned on Justin's equal determination to remind her why no man since could hold a candle to him or his kiss!