Spirited Lacey Burton was an heiress. Trouble there. Her stepmother wanted her married and not just to anyone, but to the man that was her stepmother’s lover!
Lacey refused and rushed off in the middle of the night as she headed for Nottingham in disguise. She was determined to keep her identity a secret.
Fate waved its unpredictable hand.
Along the road she met Sir Roland Keyes, a self-confessed fortune hunter. He believed Lacey to be poverty stricken, but even so…he found her irresistible. It didn’t matter how much he cared for her, he knew he had no choice. He had to make a marriage of convenience.
Enter a famous balloonist, jewelry thieves and some lively intrigue with Lacey weaving her way in and out of the game as it grew out of control!