Too Wilde to Wed (The Wildes of Lindow Castle #2) by Eloisa James
A gentleman, who has been neglected for long, comes back to his hometown, only to find his one-time fiancée, has been working as a guardian in his family’s fort, along with a small baby, who everyone thinks is his own.
Lord Roland North Bridge Wilde has been out of England for the last two years, when his ex-girlfriend, escaped from their engagement party and vanished. After coming back, he is quite amazed to see his former girlfriend, who is known as Miss Diana Belgrave, to be working as a governess in his ancestral house. There is also a toddler with her, whom everyone, believes to be North’s. North acknowledges Diana’s confession of the little baby, his true background, and also her being apologetic for whatever happened. Over time, North realizes, he still gets attracted to her. She, on the other hand, is passionate about her work in the nursery and marriage is the last thing she has got on her mind. While, North is trying to overcome from the powerful memories of war, which disturb his sleep, due to which he likes spending some quiet moments in the nursery, sometimes with himself and sometimes with Diana.
The first part of the novel is very pleasing, capturing the wonders of getting to know someone, in every way.