As befitting her name, lovely Submit Channing-Downes was the proper, obedient wife of an aging Marquess - until her husband's death left her penniless and alone . . . with one final obligation to fulfill.
Entrusted with delivering a small black box to its rightful owner, she calls upon Graham Wessit, the notorious Earl of Netham, whose life has been marred by rumour and scandal. But Graham wants nothing to do with her gift but fate has entwined these two lives in astonishing ways.