The surprising news that dashing steward Harrison Tolly, illegitimate son of the Earl of Ashwood, is the rightful heir to his father s estate comes at a most ipportune time. With a wedding on the horizon and a baby on the way, a new life of privilege and prestige would be a blessing but for one problem: his heart belongs to ather woman. Harrison keeps his desires for his employer s wife, Lady Olivia Carey, so hidden that even she does t kw of his devotion. Her callous husband, Marquis Carey, went into a rampage after Olivia s troublesome younger sister returned from her tour of Spain pregnant, and Harrison impulsively stepped in to save the entire family from scandal. Now, like Olivia, he is trapped in a loveless arrangement. When a tragic accident claims the marquis s life soon thereafter, can Harrison seize his chance and cast aside one sister for ather? Or will doing so expose the Carey family s darkest secret and ruin his only chance to win Olivia s heart?