Must one sister suffer in poverty while the other sister lives in the lap of luxury? This question plagued Harriet Clifton incessantly. Inviting herself to her widowed sister Cordelia’s posh London townhouse for the season was surely the only way to meet a suitable partner — as well as to escape droughty old Pringle House forever.
The vain Cordelia was meanwhile casting her net for the notorious Marquess of Arden, a man who preferred to court a mistress rather than wed a wife.
Who would have believed that the Marquess would succumb to Harriet’s countrified charms? Or that Cordelia would stoop quite so low as to try to conquer the Marquess at her own sister’s expense.