Impoverished beauty Diana Bywater must keep her circumstances secret—her job with Harecrofts depends on it! Then an unwanted marriage proposal from the younger Harecroft son threatens everything….
No stranger to secrets himself, Captain Richard Harecroft is suspicious of this obviously gently reared girl who has turned his brother's head. He is determined to discover if she is a gold digger out to exploit the family. But the closer he gets, the more the mystery of Diana deepens—and the more he desires her as his bride!