So when she devises a plan to marry the wealthy and eligible Earl of Rule in place of her older sister – allowing her sister to marry her true love – the Earl relents and marries the headstrong Horatia instead.
But the Earl is still seeing his mistress, Lady Massey, and despite her life of luxury Horatia finds herself drifting alone through high society. When she meets the attractive, dangerous Lord Lethbridge, Horry’s days suddenly become more exciting.
But there is bad blood between the Earl and Lethbridge – and as complications and deceptions mount, the social tangle grows ever trickier to unpick…
Will Horry’s gamble cost her everything?