Maggie, the countess of Warwick, has one very useful talent: she can cry on command. After arriving in London with her younger sister, Rebecca, her faithful servant, Sarah, and her beloved cat, Tubby, Maggie finds this gift coming in handy when she discovers that she isn't really a countess. It seems her much loathed late husband was not the Earl of Warwick, but rather Lawrence Henshaw, a despicable scoundrel who borrowed the title to escape the hangman's noose. Edward, the real Earl of Warwick, seems indifferent to Maggie's dilemma until she turns on the tears. What Maggie doesn't know is that Edward has other reasons for keeping her close: the sexy earl hopes that Maggie will reveal information about her late husband's traitorous schemes.
Readers who like their Regencies spiced with danger and desire will love Bolen's humorous and sexy romance with its quirky characters, including an independent heroine who can't help but blurt out her innermost thoughts.