Devil’s Bride (Cynster #1) by Stephanie Laurens
When the “devil” as referred to, an infamous member of the Cynster family is caught up in a scandalous and compromising position, brave governess Honoria Wetherby, he astonishes the whole town by offering his hands in marriage. They can’t imagine losing England’s most eligible bachelor. Devil’s infamous Cynster cousins immediately began to put wagers on the wedding date.
On the other hand, Honoria isn’t ready to bend the knee. She was just looking for simple pleasures as any other girl would do. For that matter, she is not ready to adhere to the community’s demands comes what may. She is determined to escape the menace once the murder case is solved. She desires to search for more in life, but before all settles, her unsated desire for Devil leaves her craving for more passion.