When Devil Cynster, the Duke of St. Ives, is caught in a compromising position with governess Honoria Wetherby, London's most scandalous rake shocks all of the ton by offering to marry her. And while his infamous Cynster cousins begin to place wagers on the wedding date, Honoria surprises everyone by refusing to bend to society's demands. She craves adventure, and while solving the murder of a young Cynster fits the bill for a while, she longs to see the world. But the heat of Devil's passion for her soon has her craving a very different sort of excitement . . . .