A sparkling Regency tale of love and treachery!
Following a stolen moment in the orangery at a London ball, Alexandra - Lexie -Holloway falls in love with Jacob Brooke, Earl of Synley. When Synley marries his neighbour Lady Catherine Downes, a lady old enough to be his mother, Lexie's heart is broken, and she travels to Italy as companion to Lady Belvedere. Returning to England three years later she visits her sister and brother-in-law, Sir George and Lady Hawthorne. Whilst out riding with their young son Rupert she meets Synley again and discovers he is now widowed, but their blossoming relationship is threatened when it appears someone wants Synley dead!