The town is shocked when Anthony Bridgerton, confirmed bachelor and consummate rake, actually chooses a bride. He only obstacle is his intended's stunning, meddlesome elder sibling, Kate. When Anthony closes his eyes at night, it's Kate who haunts his increasingly erotic dreams. Kate is determined to protect her innocent sister from the handsome viscount whom all London considers the most wicked rogue of all. But she fears how own heart is vulnerable. And when Anthony's lips touch hers, she's suddenly afraid she might not be able to resist the reprehensible cad.