Naturally, eyebrows rose when Esther Lowden, a day of quality turned her family estate into a country inn. But business had never been better, thanks to the notorious highwayman whose midnight escapades encouraged fearful travelers to stay the evening. Dubbed the "Royal Scamp," he was rumored to be quite the gentleman, bestowing kisses on his more comely victims. Indeed, Esther suspected, he might even be one of the dashing new arrivals at Lowden Arms. Well, no proper businesswoman would harbor a criminal. But which gentleman wore the mask of a highwayman...and which wore the face of love?