He is in the employ of a lord fighting to reclaim his legacy from a Scottish laird who stole it. Ian, the hero, is indeed brave, almost reckless. He is also a bad boy and I had a wonderful time writing him. His history is less than stellar, and he believes he has done something in the past that is irredeemable.
Tall and stacked, they offered more security than a normal castle. The entrances at the time were up at least one level, making it harder to capture them. In times of war, the stairs to the entrance could be burned to offer more protection.
Name and title: Adam Penrose, Duke of Stratton. Affiliation: London’s elite Society of Decadent Dukes. Family history: Scandalous. Personality traits: Dark and brooding, with a thirst for revenge. Ideal romantic partner: A woman of means, with beauty and brains, willing to live with reckless abandon. Desire: Clara Cheswick, gorgeous daughter of his family’s sworn enemy.
FAINT OF HEART NEED NOT APPLY
Clara may be the woman Adam wants, but there’s one problem: she’s far more interested in publishing her women’s journal than getting married—especially to a man said to be dead-set on vengeance. Though, with her nose for a story, Clara wonders if his desire for justice is sincere—along with his incredibly unnerving intention to be her husband. If her weak-kneed response to his kiss is any indication, falling for Adam clearly comes with a cost. But who knew courting danger could be such exhilarating fun?