Isabel Nobel, a parsons daughter with little wealth or dowry, is a naive soul. She is coerced to spend her first season in London with her meddlesome godmother, Lady Dodsworth. Lady Dodsworth has a promise to keep - find Isabel a wealthy suitor and has a monumental ploy to do so. To improve her prospects, Isabel becomes Lady Charlotte Dunbar - an orphaned heiress with 10,000 a year. Under this public façade she encounters the socially prominent Duke of Southdown, an arrogant, staunch bachelor. Believing she has found love, painful revelations have repercussions for Isabel. Will this end in betrayal and heartache? Or will love win through?
©2016 Elizabeth Downton (P)2016 Burton Crown