She needed to be tamed...She was a breathtaking firebrand, and Vere Mallory, the notorious Duke of Ainswood, had never seen anything quite like her. Although he thought he was rescuing Lydia Grenville from the clutches of a renowned wastrel, he quickly discovers she is angry at his interference! Amused by the sultry hellcat's fury, Mallory vows to teach her some humility - in life and in love. He was just the man to do it - Lydia Grenville was fuming. She was determined to save womankind from disreputable rakes like the infamous Mallory, to succumb to his scandalous charms. She finds herself overwhelmed by the scintillating sensations he brings to her body, but when she discovers that he has bragged that he's going to 'tame' her, Lydia vows to fight his advances...but nothing prepares her for the surrender she finds in his arms.
Loretta Chase has worked in academe, retail, and the visual arts, as well as on the street-as a meter maid-and in video, as a scriptwriter. She might have developed an excitingly checkered career had her spouse not nagged her into writing fiction. Her bestselling historical romances, set in the Regency and Romantic eras of the early nineteenth century, have won a number of awards, including the Romance Writers of America's RITA(R).