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The Guarded Gates
Dionis Ward was an interior decorator, and a very good one, too; so when her sister got engaged to a Spaniard it seemed the natural thing to get Dionis to make the trip to Spain and do up the villa they planned to live in. But the villa's landlord, Don Juan Vicente de Velez y Strebelo, had other ideas about the whole thing! He was a landlord on an almost feudal scale, and ...more
Paperback, Harlequin Romance #1760
Published February 1974 by Harlequin Books
(first published October 1973)
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The heroine's sister asked her to go to Spain to decorate the house rented by her fiance. While she was there, she fell in love with the hero who actually owned the house. Although a bit of drama, jealousy and pettiness ensued eventually the heroine and hero sorted it out. It was pretty cute but it felt slow to me.