Lord and Lady Perryway, Fifth Marquis and Marquise of Perryway, are only recently wed - less than eighteen months. But long enough to settle into a routine and begin to annoy each other slightly. Or at least, for the Marquis to annoy the Marquise, following her about and popping up in her dressing-room when she is busy dressing for dinner with her lady's maid.
But how can she punish him? At a staid and respectable country dinner, with prim and highly shockable guests? Well - knowing Billie, the fifth Marquise - she will find a way...