This is book two in the "South Landers" series. Our hero, Nicholas Alden has know heartache by loosing his first love due to childbirth. So he does not wish to be a father but he does have to be a husband. So he sets to find someone that he can keep at arms link and not feel such a loss again. When he meets our heroine, Charlotte he thinks he has found his future wife, since she seems to be a social climbing harden women. . Charlotte is not what she appears to be. Charlotte was born on the wrong side of the street and is setting to land herself a title so that she can help her cousin with her coming out and finding of a husband. This starts their story of secrets and find out how wrong they can be in their judgement. I enjoyed having this book and hope that you will too!