ratings · Published: Dec 28th, 2017
Alexis Hollister was always one step ahead of the rumor mongers. The gossips were always saying she was where she was not supposed to be or doing what she was not supposed to be doing and she was constantly fighting against the rumors. The fact that the rumors were true was of no consequence. She led a double life and speculation was always a part of any unexplained disappearances. As the reclusive A.H. she was a successful horse breeder, an unbeatable jockey, and a savvy businessman. As the fair Alexis, she was a demure and proper lady. In both lives she struggled to keep her family safe from her secrets. Her life was running smoothly in the direction she wanted it to go until she found herself forced into a marriage with a man who didn’t want her.
Marcus Clifton wanted nothing more than to outlive the falsehoods that had ruined his family’s reputation. He had worked hard to get back into the good graces of the elite and had even arranged a marriage that would make the past rumors of treason disappear altogether. His life was running smoothly and headed in the direction he wanted it to go. He thought he finally had everything that was important to him. His nice, cozy and disciplined life came to a crashing halt with one act of uncontrolled temper against a wild hoyden. Now with every turn he learned more and more about the beautiful creature he was forced to marry.