Widow Lucinda Devering has a chance to settle her husband's debts without losing face, as long as she can turn the Duke of Raynewood's American granddaughter into a proper English lady. But the girl's brother has other ideas. Garrett wants nothing to do with England or his estranged grandfather, even though he is the duke's long-lost heir. His mission is to bring his sister home to America and then get back to his shipping business--but she won't go! Determined to save his sister from herself, he stays in England to convince her. While there, he decides to teach the lovely Lucinda a few passionate lessons of his own. But Lucinda needs a husband, not a lover, and so the battle of the sexes begins...


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"A fine cast puts this romance above the norm"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted April 25, 2002

In 1805 London, a very disappointed General Northcott lectures his daughter Lucinda that she has brought shame to their family name that has been above reproach for over two centuries. He insists she will marry the younger son of an earl instead of the older one whom she loves. Harry Read more...

"American Independence vs. English Propriety in this spirited Regency Romance"
Reviewed by Leslie Tramposch
Posted September 6, 2002

London 1805 Fancying herself in love, young Lucinda Prescott allows Malcolm Devering, heir to an earl, to isolate her and indulge in a passionate kiss. Lucinda had no doubts that the situation would have gotten far worse if her father hadn't caught them. As it was she'd been Read more...


A Necessary Husband
by Debra Mullins

Avon Books
May 1, 2002
ISBN #0380819082
EAN #9780380819089
384 pages
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