A Perfect Wife... A Rogue Husband... James MacLoran was in desperate need of a wife. Recently pardoned, the charming Scotsman had to prove his loyalty to the king by marrying a woman with proper ties to the English throne. Given only four months to complete the task, James hardly thought the terms of his pardon feasible, until he met the captivating Theadora Tilton. Thea was the perfect wife: beautiful, witty, and the daughter of an English general. And while she could be as prickly as thistle when it came to her undying loyalty to King George, James found himself longing for her passionate kisses and sweet embrace.
Thea never thought she would marry a Scot, let alone a Jacobite renegade who had just returned from his years of exile on the Continent. But the lovely Englishwoman found herself drawn to James MacLonan, the handsome Highlander who was the catch of the Edinburgh season, despite his scandalous past. Convinced she couldn't lose her heart to a traitor of the crown, Thea nevertheless found herself swept into his strong arms, wondering if indeed her rogue husband had truly abandoned his rebellious ways for a life filled with love.