“Girls grow into ladies, dearest. It happens all the time.” “That is not a lady, madam. That is not a lady, madam. That is Sibyl Cameron.” So says Tarquin Rome, a rather stiff, superbly handsome earl who has been harassed by this irrepressible, mishap-prone chit since boyhood. Why then would his mother invite Sibyl to his artfully planned house party?
Why, indeed. The lofty earl is hardly likely to notice that the beautiful Sibyl is no longer in pinafores and pigtails - especially since he has invited three Incomparables from which he will choose his bride. But when embarrassing and awkward moments transpire at his gathering, Tarquin can only blame Sibyl. Which hardly explains his increasing desire for her company - and her affection . . .