She didn’t want to fall in love with him. He was too old, too English, and too much her sister’s best friend. Worst of all, he’s promised to another woman. Will duty keep them apart forever?
As a child Adelaide Barnes felt sure she wouldn’t live to be an adult. However, she’s grown into a beautiful and ambitious young woman with big dreams for a literary career. All would be well except for her unwanted feelings for James West.
James West must marry the daughter of one of America’s richest men to save his family from ruin. Unfortunately, he’s fallen in love with someone else. The absolute wrong woman in every way. Choosing Addie would mean the devastation of his family. Yet, how can he walk away from the only woman he’s ever loved?