Longing for recognition and adventure, and with the prompting from friends and a few bottles of wine, Gwendolyn Johnson buys herself a piece of property in England and the prominent title of Lady. She gets more than she bargained for when she encounters two men, a gentleman and a thief.
Bramwell Avery Price, the twelfth Duke of Whitethorn’s last job for Scotland Yard is to follow a jewel thief from New York to London. However, when Piers Paxton is taken into custody and the jewels aren’t found, Bram is assigned to investigate the American, tourist, Lady Gwendolyn.
When true identities are revealed and Gwen disappears, Bram fears he can’t protect her from a desperate man who has been pushed to the edge.