Lady Amelia has only kwn the comfort of life in mid-eighteenth century English aristocracy. But when her father dies, she finds herself alone, grief stricken and t of age. Her appointed guardian, an American uncle, has ordered her to relocate to America where she must remain until she comes of age. With the help of Grace and Sarah, Amelia gets her uncle to agree to give her four weeks to settle her affairs and unbekwnst to him...find an English lord to marry. Despite her mourning period she endeavors to trap one of London's eligible bachelors in matrimony so she can remain in her beloved England. The Duke of Goldstone is devilishly handsome, but a Scottish Duke is entirely unacceptable as a possible husband. After all Scotland is t her beloved England. He has a nasty habit of showing up at all the wrong moments and thwarting her carefully laid plans to ensnare a suitable husband. Sparks fly as the pair find themselves at odds with each other and drawn to each other at the same time. Can they find a way to stop arguing long eugh to explore their growing passion?
Amanda Mariel dreams of days gone by when life moved at a slower pace. She enjoys taking pen to paper and exploring historical time periods through her imagination and the written word. Her hobbies include reading, writing, crocheting, traveling, photography, and spending time with her family. Some of Amanda Mariel's favorite places in the continental U.S. are Harper's Ferry West Virginia and Sea Brook New Hampshire. She loves the history that surrounds them and visits every chance she gets. Amanda Mariel lives along the Lake Huron shore line in northern Michigan with her husband and two kids. She holds a Master of Liberal Arts Degree with a concentration in literature and has a long standing love affair with sugary junk food. Website: http: //amandamarieauthor.wix.com/amandamariel