Targeted Age Group: 18+
Joanna Peyntor has two uses for a man: to pose for a stained glass window design or to commission her skills. But when her brother conspires to ruin her reputation, she concedes to a third: a husband to help save her glass-painting workshop.
On a quest to redeem his family name and lands, Sir Adrian Bedford must marry without delay. But what woman he’d accept would wed an impoverished former nobleman who insists on an unusual stricture in their marriage contract? Joanna, a woman striving to succeed in a man’s world.
When irresistible attraction makes their marriage of convenience inconvenient, will his dangerous secrets keep them from following their hearts?
Ruth Kaufman is a Chicago author of the Wars of the Roses Brides series. She’s also an on-camera and voiceover talent and speaker with a J.D. and a Master’s in Radio/TV. Writing accolades include Romance Writers of America® 2011 Golden Heart® winner and runner up in RT Book Reviews’ national American Title II contest. She loves peanut butter and chocolate milkshakes, singing in a symphony chorus and going to the theatre.