Twenty-five years ago, Sutton Smith was stripped of his rank of commodore and his promising career in the British Royal Navy. The real loss came when the love of his life dumped him and married a scheming duke.
Duchess Elizabeth Gunthry has never been able to search for the only man she ever loved; she’s had to protect her daughter from the man she was forced to marry. After obtaining a secret divorce, she is still trapped under the duke’s oppressive thumb. When the enigma she’s mourned for twenty-five years, Sutton Smith, appears at a formal ball to rescue her daughter, Liz is grateful to have one last dance with the love of her life and discovers all the old feelings instantly surface.
When Sutton asks her to leave with them and trust him, she has to make a choice: trust in the man she’s always loved or play it safe and lose everything.