There Were Terms, All Right
But the only way that Nicholas Grant Thornton was going to stay at Thornton Hall would be on Briony's terms. Her stepfather's will had been very clearthe house belonged to her. So why was this arrogant but enigmatic man claiming to be the rightful heir? Until the supposed second will could be found, Nicholas would remain an uninvited guest.
Yet Briony was soon discovering that living under the same roof as Nicholas required more than just house rules. There were rules she was having to make for herself, including one that forbade her to react to Nicholas's appeal. After all, he'd stated that Thronton Hall would be his, and the simplest way to make certain of that would be to marry Briony .