Release Date: November 18, 2022
From New York Times Bestselling Author Madeline Martin comes a steamy, suspenseful prequel to the Borderland Ladies
A WOMAN WITH DREAMS OF LOVE…
Lady Ella Barrington is a romantic who has always dreamed she would marry for love. But when loyalties are questioned, she must sacrifice her dream to save her father. Her handsome betrothed seems to be the hero she’s always hoped for and awakens a yearning she never imagined. But her belief in fairytale love crumbles as the truth comes to light and danger lurks.
A MAN WITH EVERYTHING TO LOSE…
Bronson Berkley is the new Earl of Calville – a title that came with staggering revelations. He learns not only did his father leave a mountain of debt but he also sorely neglected Bronson’s stepmother and half-sister. When the King makes him an offer that will save his family from ruin, Bronson quickly agrees to wed Lady Ella. But while her longing is easily stoked with his courtier’s charm, he discovers her love is the true prize and will require the unveiling of his own guarded heart to win.
WILL DESIRE BRING THEM TOGETHER OR TEAR THEM APART...
Attraction sizzles between them, even after dreams are crushed. But when the reality of life in the borderlands threatens both their families, can Ella and Bronson mend the cracks between them in time to keep everyone safe? With the lines between love and lust blurred by passion, will unmasking their souls reveal the love of a lifetime, or will desire cost them everything?
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