Patti Labelle & Micheal McDonald – “On My Own”
They were “talking divorce and they weren’t even married”. Yes, that is Theodosia and Ewan, living on their own.
Adele – “Rolling in the Deep”
The line “The scars of your love remind me of us,” Is everything. Ewan and Theodosia bare scars of what was and what could have been.
Adele – “Hello”
Ewan bumps into Theodosia at the Burlingame Arcade after six long years. Hello was the last things on their mind.
Beyoncé – “Irreplaceable”
Theo has so much at stake. Ewan has to think he’s replaceable or the secrets will out and destroy her world.
Whitney Houston – “I Will Always Love You.
But the love Ewan and Theo once had still burns. They will always, always love each other.
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Widow Theodosia Cecil needs a husband to help protect her son. The former flower seller turned estate owner posts an ad in the newspaper, and no one is more surprised than she when her first love, the man she thought dead, reappears.
Ewan Fitzwilliam has been at war for six years. Now, the second son of a powerful earl is back but his beloved Theo needs a husband and will not consider him. She believes Ewan left her—in desperate straits—so she denies the feelings she still harbors for the handsome, scarred soldier. Theo and playwright Ewan must overcome bitter lies and vengeful actions that ruined their youthful affair. Theo must reveal her deepest secret in order to reclaim the love that has long been denied.
Award winning, Amazon Bestselling author, Vanessa Riley, worked as an engineer before allowing her passion for historical romance to shine. A Regency era (early 1800s) and Jane Austen enthusiast, she brings the flavor of diverse, eclectic peoples to her stories. The author of Madeline’s Protector, Swept Away, Unmasked Heart, The Bargain, and Unveiling Love, she has won the Beacon Award, the Colorado Award of Excellence, and placed in the International Digital Awards for her Regency romances. Vanessa Riley is a historical buff who has spent many years researching Regency society. During her undergraduate studies at Penn State, she gained a love of Western Civilization and took as many classes as she could while pursuing Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering. Her love of history has given her a passion for conducting precise research in architecture, customs, and rituals of the times. She lives in Atlanta with her career military husband and precocious child. You can catch her writing from the comfort of her southern porch with a cup of Earl Grey tea.