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David Hartford, Earl of Castledon, is unwilling to break out of his prison of sorrow after the death of his wife, though everyone expects him to remarry and beget an heir. Impulsive Amelia Andrews befriends Lord Castledon and decides that he would make the perfect match for her prim older sister. Amelia cannot help but see the lonely man behind David's grim exterior-- and caught beneath his piercing stare, she wonders how to melt his icy heart. When Amelia is caught in a web of ruin, David cannot stand aside and let her suffer. Can an unexpected marriage bring about a love even greater than the one he lost?… (more)