From critically acclaimed author, Sydney Jane Baily, comes the first two stories in her tantalizing Victorian Romance series, Defiant Hearts.
An Intriguing Proposition: Intent on keeping the news of foreclosure from her grieving, funds-starved family, Elise answers the bank summons and faces Michael Bradley, an old flame who still owns her heart. When Michael extends an unseemly dinner invitation, Elise invents a nameless suitor as an excuse. Now, to save face, she must produce him.
An Improper Situation: Desperate to keep the children she's come to love, Charlotte heads for Boston to find Reed Malloy, the heart-stealing lawyer who left the orphans in her care, only to discover that Boston's glittering high society intends to keep them apart.
"...a glittering tale of star-crossed lovers, threatened by a web of lies...a great new book in a new series." —Adrienne deWolfe, Bestselling author of Scoundrel for Hire
"...a tantalizing glimpse of the author's delicate writing style as she melds romance with humor, conflict, and adventure. An entertaining read." —Bestselling author, Marliss Melton
"Many wonderful characters including nasty villains and villainesses. I had a hard time putting it down!" —Lady McNeill, Mrs. Condit & Friends Read Books
THE DEFIANT HEARTS SERIES, in order
An Intriguing Proposition
An Improper Situation
An Irresistible Temptation
An Inescapable Attraction