This sweet regency romance is one about overcoming past trauma and learning to trust and love again.
Amelia grew up in an abusive home with her father, but when he passes away she thinks all her problems are solved. She’ll gain her inheritance and live out her life as a spinster, but when she meets with the solicitor she realizes her father had put stipulations on gaining her inheritance. Marry, or wait until she reaches the age of twenty-five (which is still seven years away).
She’s determined to never let a man control her life again so she searches for a job as a governess, only to find that the journey to her new position is now accompanied by her handsome neighbor, and friend, Lord Carroway, who saved her so long ago from her father’s wrath.
With him determined to win her heart, while she is determined to be a spinster, she wonders if having him come along was a good idea after all.