Miss Verity Cox Was Young — But Not Foolish
Verity knew very well that her father's wealth made her the target of every fortune hunter when she bravely left the comforting protection of her family's country estate for her first season in London society.
When she encountered handsome, charming, overwhelmingly attractive Patrick Tarkington, it was distrust at first sight — and the more she learned about him, the greater her distrust grew.
How could she believe anything about this man who lied about his birth, was rumored to have fathered a child with a woman not his wife, and gave every indication of being in desperate need of funds to stave off disaster and disgrace?
But how could she deny the maddening feeling that she was falling in love with him?
Patrick Tarkington and Miss Verity Cox