BOOK ONE OF THE BARTLEMAS ANTHOLOGY SERIES
His wickedness both excited and repulsed her at the same time……….
When a circus arrives in Ridley Taunton in the summer of 1842, Emma Turpin knows nothing of the ways of men. Within days, her mistress dies and Emma converts an inherited house into a cottage hospital. Her first patient is a circus horseman who releases in her a passion that knows no bounds and for whom she is willing to live in two worlds. As the horseman returns every summer, Emma is caught between duty and forbidden love, knowing that one day she must choose between them.