She is more than her looks. He is more than he reveals. Nobody expected them to fall in love.Jeremy Marks sees right through Jocelyn Tates stunning beauty to the vulnerable girl she is underneath. Jocelyn thinks Jeremy is sweet but shes determined to put her looks to good use and marry rich. Jeremy doesnt have a hope until a mysterious notice appears in the Gazette announcing their engagement. Thrown together, the young couple unite to find out who has it in for them. Jeremy is challenged to protect the girl he loves and Jocelyn develops feelings for the boy she believes she can trust. But Jeremy Marks has a secret. A father with big goals for his son and the bankroll to match threaten the young lovers fragile happiness.-----------------Love Rising is the final story in Mandrake Falls Romance. In wrapping up the series, there are some old characters, some new favorites and the star-crossed love of Jeremy and Jocelyn. The novel contains spicy love scenes written for a mature audience.