The Earl of Stonehurst's beautiful but lonely orphaned ward, Heather Duval has resigned herself to spinsterhooddevoting her energies solely to overseeing the earl's grand country manor. Then Damien Tremayne arrives to disrupt her peaceful solitude.
An intense and fascinating man, Damien has hired on as an estate managerenticing Heather with the fire of his passionate spirit...even as he, himself, is tempted by her loveliness and grace.
But Damien is pursuing answers to the mysterious death of his brothera determined search that led him to this place...and to Heather Duval. And though desire and destiny have bound them there are shocking secrets that must first be revealedand perilous truths they must face together before they may truly love.
EVERY WISH FULFILLED Samantha James. Avon, $5.99 ISBN 0-380-78607-9. Jones's seventh historical depicts a Victorian country woman smitten with her enigmatic estate manager. (Jan.)