With her father’s death, Anna Newfield loses everything—her home, her inheritance and her future. Her only piece of good fortune is a job offer from wounded major Edmond Grenville, whose mother requires a companion. The Dowager Lady Greystone is controlling and unwelcoming, but Anna can enjoy Edmond’s company, even if she knows the aristocratic war hero could never return her love.

Even amid the glittering ballrooms of London, nothing glows brighter for Edmond than Anna’s gentle courage. Loving her means going against his family’s rigid command. Yet how can he walk away, when his heart may have found its true companion?

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About The Author

Writing is her primary occupation, but Louise is also an adjunct professor of English and Humanities at Valencia Community College. She tries to inspire younger students to complete their education early, but Louise hopes her experiences also proves to older students that it's never too late to work toward their dreams. Louise and David Gouge have been married for over 46 years; they have four grown children and seven grandchildren.

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