The Scoundrels Daughter
Alice, Lady Charlton, newly-widowed and eager to enjoy a life free of her husband is devastated when a scoundrel appears, with letters that could ruin her. To prevent their publication he wants Alice to find a noble husband for his daughter, Lucy. Alice is forced to agree to his blackmail but when Lucy arrives, she has no interest in her father's scheme. A lord, she says, will only look down his nose at her. Desperate to retrieve the letters, Alice enlists the aid of her nephew, Gerald, who in turn seeks the help of his former commanding officer, James, Lord Tarrant. James is soon beguiled by the marriage-averse lady and sets out to teach her about love. Meanwhile, Gerald and Lucy strike sparks each time they meet. To combat the plot, Alice and Lucy must learn to trust each other. But can Alice put the past behind her?
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