· Harlequin Historicals
· October 2000
· ISBN 0-373-29132-9
· Available as an e-book at Amazon, B&N, and Harlequin.com
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Winner of the Golden Quill, Best Historical of 2000
Threatened by extortionists, disowned widow Emily Spenser has little recourse--until the Earl of Cheverley, captivated by this unusual shopkeeper, comes to her aide. Emily cannot repay the Earl's expenditures--not in coin. But having learned through bitter experience not to trust the largesse of powerful men and desperate to stay hidden from the father-in-law who would take away her son, she seeks to cancel her obligation to the highly visible earl immediately, little realizing a "fleeting" affair will lead to something much more...