Only The Marriage Maker dares flaunt scandal to uncover innocence…
In the gentle age that heralds the nineteenth century, ladies are revered as tender creatures who require a man’s firm, guiding hand. As the weaker sex, a lady understands that she is not equipped to deal with the harsher elements of life and she gladly remains within the shelter of her protector.
As a result, she is free to pursue genteel pastimes. A lady, intelligent in her own right, will honor her protector by her skill at running his household. She is always aware of her responsibility as a paragon of virtue, dresses demurely and conducts herself in accordance with propriety.
Heaven help the female who doesn’t understand her role in society.
The sins of the father are visited upon the children…
One cannot help their circumstances of birth, but even the Most High understands how cruel people can be. As the former ward of a baron and the new Duke of Roxburgh, Sir Stirling James has seen this principal in action within the elite ranks of the ton.
Sir Stirling James, Duke of Rothburgh, has one particular weakness—he delights in seeing Society in scandal. Nae, he delights in creating scandal. And what greater scandal than for The Marriage Maker to introduce into the ton four genteel ladies whose fathers’ crimes have ostracized them?