Lilah Chadwick is desperate! Desperate to stop her father from marrying a woman that is way too young for him; Lilah can not believe that her father truly loves his new fiancée and is convinced that he has been taken advantage of by this interloper. So, Lilah decides to journey to London stop the wedding before it is too late! However, just as she begins her journey she runs into trouble.
And trouble has a name, Adam Harleson, the ninth Earl of Drakesley. Lilah is furious when he refuses to share the last coach available at the inn. Reduced to begging Lilah finally gets Adam to share the coach. During the trip Lilah and Adam discover they have something in common. Adam is to marry the woman that is now Lilah`s father`s current fiancée. Determined to stop the pending nuptials Lilah and Adam agree to join forces to protect those that they love. However, all does not go smoothly, Lilah and Adam are caught in a compromising position while at a ball in London. Now the entire ton is expecting Lilah and Adam to get married. Unfortunately, neither Adam nor Lilah want to get married... or do they?
Diane Farr’s newest novel, Duel of Hearts is wonderful romp through the world of the English ton! Adam and Lilah often find themselves in hilarious situations and, boy, do those two create sparks! I was immediately caught up in this wonderful story and fell in love with both Adam and Lilah, two people who are trying to undo love and manage to find love themselves.