Viscount Stratton had a reputation as an adventurer and a daredevil. He also kept the most beautiful mistresses of any man in the ton. So all of London was agog with the news that Stratton suddenly planned to wed Lady Elizabeth Rowe.
Lady Elizabeth's family owed money to the viscount, and the only way to repay it was with Elizabeth's sizable dowry. But the sensible girl had no desire to wed such a rogue, even if he was handsome as sin. Everyone, Elizabeth included, wondered why Stratton had agreed to marry a lady with a dubious reputation. Was it love — or revenge?