The Earl of Infamy Though Miss Cassandra Drayton was a sheltered vicar's daughter she knew enough of the world to have no illusions about the Earl of Mansfield. Handsome he might be – but he was arrogant, cynical, cold-hearted, and licentious as well. Cassandra had even fewer illusions about his marriage proposal that she was in no position to refuse. He was simply settling a debt of honor even he could not ignore. Cassandra had one comfort only Surely as unfashionable and inexperienced a young lady as she would not stir Mansfield's passions. Surely he would continue to take his pick of the most stunningly sensual sirens of the ton. Surely he would respect his pledge to leave her untouched. But Cassandra had no notion of how strong the earl's passions were – and how weak were her defenses!