Book 1 - Portham series A Game of Hearts Lovely Phillipa Lambert's rather unseemly interest in Parliamentary politics has labeled her the most outrageous bluestocking in Britain. And now she has agreed to help fellow upstart Arabelle Portham snare a wealthy husband. Handsome Lord Alexander St. Ives is the ideal matrimonial candidate – but the notorious rake only has eyes for Phillipa. The practical miss is perplexed by the unwanted attention-and incensed to discover that Alex's ardent suit stems from the scheming cad's desire to win a wager! But she is determined to outfox the charming deceived at his own game – embarking on a merry chase that will intrigue and amuse the London ton . . . and lead Phillipa unwittingly straight to Alex's heart.