For fiercely independent Grier Hadley,being the illegitimate daughter of one ofLondon's most unsavory charactershas only one advantage: an enormous,ill-gotten dowry.
Prince Sevastian Maksimi knows wherehis duty lies: he must find a well-bredyoung lady—one with a considerablefortune to her name—wed her promptly,and get to the business of producingan heir.
The last thing Grier needs is someunattainable prince curling her toeswith his smoldering glances and wickedsuggestions. As far as Sev is concerned, she lacks the breeding to become aprincess. And yet one kiss from thisarresting female is all it takes for himto realize that anyone else in hisarms would be unthinkable . . .