An American heiress and an English earl fight against the conventions of society — and their attraction to each other — in the second book in the Dary to Defy series by USA Today bestselling author Syrie James. Madeleine Atherton is no typical American heiress,sent to England to marry an English lord. A brilliant college graduate who secretly dreams of becoming a published authorshe wants to marry for love. After receiving a proposal from a future dukeMadeleine flees the London Season for Cornwall to seek her sisterΓÇÖs advicenever expecting her decision to be complicated by a charminghandsome earl sheΓÇÖs certain she dislikesΓÇöeven though his every touch sets her blood on fire. Charles Graysonthe Earl of Saundershas secrets and ambitions of his own. Although under pressure from his mother and gravely ill father to marry his cousinCharles cannot find the words to propose. But this fascinating American visitor does not figure into his planseither. Thrown together unexpectedly at Trevelyan ManorMadeleine and Charles struggle to rise above their intense attraction. But as things heat up between them over a summer that becomes increasingly scandalousMadeleine and Charles will both be forced to make a difficult choice. Can two dreamers dare to defy convention and find their own happily ever after?
Summer of Scandal
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