THEY SAID HE NEEDED A WIFE…. A wife of breeding and class. But Gabe Kendrick, the first son of the revered Kendricks of Camelot, Virginia, wanted none of that. His ambitions and sense of duty had led him to follow his father's footsteps into politics. But his heart guided him to the one woman he could never have. The daughter of Kendrick estate staff members, Addie Lowe had grown up loving Gabe from afar. Social boundaries hadn't kept them from becoming friends. But now, the press threatened to turn their friendship into something tawdry–a scandalous affair between employer and employee. Gabe urged Addie to ignore the tabloids. But how long could they ignore their awakening passion for each other?