Miss Victoria Dancy was as fearless as she was fiercely determined to avenge the death of her parents at the hands of the perfidious French. Willingly she braved the dangers of unearthing enemy agents in England. But when she met the handsome, icily self-assured Sir Edward Hawkswood in a game of mutual deception, she faced an even more trying test. For she could neither trust nor resist this man of mystery as he so skillfully set about unmasking her secret life and stealing her heart away . . .