The Scoundrel's Pleasure
Publisher: Diversion Books
Fate brings a second chance at love for a Scottish scoundrel when he is reunited with the woman he wronged years ago in this historical romance. Duncan MacNeil voyages over the sea to make his fortune in America. But before he goes, the ambitious young rogue has a single, unforgettable tryst with lovely Isobel Dunbar. Abandoned and pregnant by the man who took her virginity, Isobel gives birth to a spirited boy. But to protect her reputation—and her son Ian—she claims that his father married her and then died in a shipwreck, leaving her a poor widow. Years later, Duncan returns to take charge of his family’s business. He intends to buy a former brothel and convert it to a cannery. But he can’t understand why the current occupant refusal to sell—or why she harbors such resentment towards him. When Duncan realizes that this beautiful woman is none other than Isobel, the passion of their fateful night is rekindled. Determined to win her love, Duncan will do anything to prove he’s a changed man. But can Isobel embrace her true feelings after living a lie for so long?