"Lady Miranda Hawthorne acts every inch the lady, but inside she longs to be bold and carefree. Entering her fourth Season and approaching spinsterhood in the eyes of society, she pours her innermost feelings out not in a diary but in letters to her brother's old school friend, a duke--with no intention of ever sending these private thoughts to a man she's heard stories about but never met. Meanwhile, she also finds herself intrigued by Marcus, her brother's new valet, and although she may wish to break free of the strictures that bind her, falling in love with a servant is more of a rebellion than she planned.When Marcus accidentally discovers and mails one of the letters to her unwitting confidant, Miranda is beyond mortified. And even more shocked when the duke returns her note with one of his own that initiates a courtship-by-mail. Insecurity about her lack of suitors shifts into confusion at her growing feelings for two men--one she's never met but whose words deeply resonate with her heart, and one she has come to depend on but whose behavior is more and more suspicious. When it becomes apparent state secrets are at risk and Marcus is right in the thick of the conflict, one thing is certain: Miranda's heart is far from all that's at risk for the Hawthornes and those they love." Provided by publisher.
"In this Regency romance, Lady Miranda Hawthorne enters her fourth season in the high society of London discouraged by her lack of suitors until private letters and a new valet bring a chance at love into her life"-- Provided by publisher.
Lady Miranda Hawthorne acts every inch the lady, but longs to be bold and carefree. She pours out her feelings in letters to her brother's old school friend, with no intention of sending them. Then her brother's mysterious new valet mistakenly mails one of the letters.
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