A plot to bring about the ruination of Julian Rutherford, Earl of Thorpe, had been hatched by some diabolical mind. But clearly the force behind this scandal had no idea that Julian's greatest champion was Miss Lucy Gladwin, an outrageous imp desperate to gain the Earl's affections.
Now, with no one of any reputable note daring to give Lord Thorpe the time of day, Lucy finally had Julian all to herself! And whilst she appeared to be helping the Earl clear his name, she also had her own agenda - to make his name her own. And she would stop at nothing!