Miss Isadora Temple, orphaned at the age of 12, lives with her distant relatives and helps care for her two young cousins.
Eppingham Julian Rowley, the Baron Blackworth, not only raises horses, he is also trying to learn how to manage the estate after his brother was killed in a hunting accident.
Eppie, who is a bit of a rogue and a rake, takes a wrong turn at a house party and ends up compromising Izzy. He does the decent thing, but has no idea what he is getting into. Izzy makes him laugh, makes him mad and may make him love her.
This is an entertaining romp of misconceptions and misunderstandings about love. Celeste Bradley uses humor to draw you into the story as her double entendres catch you off guard. She is a new voice to watch. SENSUAL (Jun., 350 pp., $4.99)