His Lady in Breeches (Everard Family #5)
"They may see you as how you try to be, but what I see is what you try not to be."
SHE IS A BASTARD...
Maxine Theobald hid herself from the rest of society to protect her father's name. But as she grows tired of her role playing games every year during the famous Theobald weekend parties, she starts to question how she has been living her life. She starts to wonder about the other part of her that she was deprived of--her mother and why she left her.
Having finally found the courage to search for the one thing that she believes can help her understand her true nature, Maxine cuts her hair, puts on her breeches and runs away from the only home she has ever known. She travels to the affluent town of Wickhurst and found herself employed as the valet of the famous rake Nicholas Everard, a game she will later find to be quite dangerous.
Maxine set out into an adventure with none but one goal, yet found herself stumbling upon an unlikely find for the search of something else--romance.
Still set in the fictional place of the Town, this fifth book in the Everard Family series follows one heroine who has chosen to defy the norm and her own fears in an attempt to understand her own nature, the first step to a discovery of not just about her lineage, but of a love so unexpectedly, irritatingly and undeniably powerful.