Book 1 - Country series
Her Curiosity Was Boundless . . .
The arrival of Mr. John Harris, the new owner of Pinnacles House, was greeted with much interest by the inhabitants of Woodham. Why should a man who was so handsome, so agreeable and so nobly heroic, a man who had lived abroad, dream of settling down in the English countryside? It was very mysterious.
Miss Lucinda Calvert longed to ask him many questions, but courtesy — and her upbringing as the reverend's daughter — forbade her. And by no means could she ask him the most important question of all — for how could a lady ask a man if he loved her?
John Harris, Viscount Cressing (earl's heir) and Miss Lucinda Calvert