Everything is going swimmingly for Kathryn Darrell. She's got an annuity of a hundred thousand a year, her lecherous, heart-breaking husband has had the good graces to pop off, and best of all, she has her freedom - something she has every intention of reveling in to the fullest. And who better to revel with than Ryder Blake, the infamous Duke of Darkwell?
Ryder Blake, Duke of Darkwell, known as the Duke of Debauchery, is certain he will never love again. His heart lies buried with his wife and he has vowed to never give more than his body to a woman. But when Kathryn shows up on his doorstep, quite literally, demanding he show her the ways of London, he finds that his heart longs to love once again.