Indulge your fantasies of delicious Regency Rakes, fierce Viking warriors and rugged Highlanders. Be swept away into a world of intense passion, lavish settings and romance that burns brightly through the centuries HAD SHE BEEN RIGHT UNDER HIS NOSE ALL THESE YEARS? Jack Seaborne, Duke of Dettingham, needs a duchess, but falling in love is definitely not on the agenda. The logical thing would be to throw open the doors of his ducal country seat, host a house party for this Season's most beautiful debutantes...and pick one of them. But then Miss Jessica Pendle arrives – his aunt's plain-speaking goddaughter – and she's the one who stands out from the crowd. But Jessica is looking for love – the one emotion Jack resists. Although he can't deny there's something about Jessica that's very persuasive...!