Miss Chelsea Bellamy is desperate
Her beloved brother is being held for ransom! Impoverished after the deaths of her parents, Chelsea doesn't have five shillings, never mind the five hundred pounds the kidnappers are demanding. With no one to turn to, she resorts to highway robbery to raise the sum.
Lord Anthony Grenville is bored
Viscount Montrose's coach is overtaken by a highwayman--who turns out to be no man at all! Anthony hasn't been this intrigued by anything, or anyone, since his return from the war. And when he catches the flame-haired thief breaking into his London house to further fill her coffers, he plans to rescue her brother--and resolves to seduce her into his bed!
Their passion is mutual
Chelsea accepts Anthony's aid, but she'll never become his mistress--even if the thought of it fills her veins with liquid fire...