A Chance Encounter

Signet Regency, 1985, ISBN 0-451-14006-0

After Elizabeth Rossiter had suffered a broken heart and a ruined reputation, she left London behind and took a position as companion to the daughter of a wealthy country family. But now, to her horror, the one man in the world she hoped never to see again--Robert Denning, Marquess of Hetherington--has appeared in the neighborhood.

Years after the abrupt termination of their relationship, two lovers meet in the unlikely surrounding of a small country village. The fresh talent of Ms. Balogh positively sparkles through strong characterizations, neat plot twists and fiery romance...Another topnotch read.
Melinda Helfer, Romantic Times

A Chance Encounter by Mary Balogh