Lady Charlotte Winterbourne has long managed Harcourt for her brother and herself. When her long-absent father dies, grasping Cousin Cecil has designs on the estate. But Charlotte’s father had appointed bachelor Maximillian Stanford, Marquess of Lydon, as guardian to his children. Charlotte forces the reluctant marquess to discharge his duties, but William, being the heir, is in danger and Max must protect him—and his sister. Regency Romance by Evelyn Richardson; originally published by Signet