The Improper Wife
Warner, Nov 2004, 5.99, 384 pp.
In 1814 a pregnant woman claims to be the wife of Captain John Grayson. Before he refutes her statement, she gives birth with John serving as the midwife. John sends for his cousin Harry and his wife to take care of the woman and her infant Sean. John tells Harry that he never met the woman and concludes that she is a con artist. He asks Harry to take care of this mess while he returns to war.