|About the Book|
Jonathan St. John, the Marquess of Sutherland is letting life pass him by. Wounded during the Battle of Waterloo eight years ago, he relies heavily on a cane- hes a drunk- suffers from horrific nightmares, and hes a notorious rake. Feeling he has nothing to offer a woman, hes sworn off marriage for good. Lady Kathryn has decided to dedicate her life to her art. After years of abuse from her uncle, shes determined to never put herself under any mans hands again. After graduating from the London Art Institute, she travels to Bath to visit her mother, the Dowager Duchess of Sanderford, before starting her first commission. Jonathan meets the portraitist, Lady Kathryn, and is immediately dazzled by her. After seeing her work, he asks her to paint him. Even though he knows hes not good enough for her, Jonathan longs to claim Lady Kathryn as his own. Can he win her Heart? Can Lady Kathryn overcome her fears and learn to trust Jonathan?