Lady Sybilla Trent has had it rough, With a brother that's knee-deep in Dun territory and a long life ahead in the terrors of London, Billy has had just about enough! Enter an old friend, the Earl of Strafford. the man could just be her saving grace; her one-way ticket to a bumble broth thicker than London ever had the privilege to witness.
Lord Nicholas Josiah is sick and tired of mindless debutantes. A captain no more, he dearly misses the simplicity of the sea. not having stepped foot in London since his school days, he is having a hard time navigating its tricky waters. However, one particular ball, riddled with traps for a nunsuch marquis such as himself, may very well be a blessing in disguise.
Lady Adalyn Windslow no longer believes that knights in shining armour exist. At least for herself that is. Living in London for more than a few years, she believes she knows aristocrats and their eccentricities like the back of her hand. Throw in a fool of a guardian and a disinclined duke, and she is no longer sure what to make of the blue-blooded city any more.