Would she be his bride? Hebe Carlton had little idea of her own charm until Major Alex Beresford arrived on the island of Malta. She made no attempt to cast out lures and treated him with warm practicality, showing an insight and ability to read him that few others had managed. His attentions made Hebe blossom, and her stepmother began to entertain hopes of a wedding. Then a letter arrived for Alex. The proposal of marriage he'd made to another before...
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"Max Fenton, Earl of Burnham, needs someone to attend a house party with him to keep an eye on his willful, romantically inclined stepsister. Though he must have taken leave of his senses when he persuades his sister's prickly piano teacher, Miss Lucy Lambert, into the job! Especially when they are inadvertently compromised together...and his only option is a much more permanent proposal!"--Provided by publisher.