The Duke’s Last Dance by Sally Forbes
A childish infatuation, a special dance and a sentimental brooch... Catherine Radcliffe is the only daughter of the Earl and Countess of Camberton and she is set to make her debut at the upcoming London Season. Catherine is swept off her feet by the dashing Duke of Hestina. But when her childhood sweetheart returns to London after he vanished three years ago, it stirs up old childhood feelings. Catherine is left conflicted as to whether what she feels for Nicholas is merely an old childish infatuation. Nicholas Lockhart, the Marquess of Gracemere, has spent the last three years serving in the English military. He returns to London after receiving news that his father has fallen ill. When Nicholas sees Catherine again, it stirs up old feelings and he comes to the realization that he is still in love with her. Will Catherine and Nicholas be able to explore their old feelings for each other or will outside forces prevent them from ever finding out?