ELIZABETH CAMERONThe Countess of Havenhurst possessed a rare gentleness and fierce courage to match her exquisite beauty. But her reputation is shattered when she is discovered in the arms of Ian Thornton, a notorious gambler and social outcast.IAN THORNTONA dangerously handsome man of secret wealth and mysterious lineage, his voyage to Elizabeth's heart is fraught with intrigue, scandal, and a venomous revenge.Destined for each other, yet wary of each other's motives, Elizabeth and Ian engage in a dance of suspicion and passion that tests thevery soul of their star-crossed love. As a twisting path of secrets takes them from London's drawing rooms to the mysterious Scottish Highlands, Elizabeth must learn the truth: is Ian merely a ruthless fortune hunter at heart?
One of the best stories I have ever read. I love reading it over and over! Imagine being transported back in time where women goes to balls and dances in court in their flowing wonderful dresses. You will be caught up in the the book feeling that you were there yourself. Experience the simplicity of life and love in their times...but be surprised on how passionate they are too.
The very beautiful Elizabeth being a martyr of needing to save her family by getting married found herself in the arms of not her fiance but the most handsome Ian and falling hopelessly in love.