Mona gives her engagement ring back to Lord Farley, soon to assume his father’s role as duke. She refuses to succumb to the new restrictions Farley’s people insist that she abide by, if she is to be his wife. Mona is not about to have other men dictate her life. However, Farley refuses to accept the ring and plots to win Mona back.
After a tumultuous trip to Washington D.C. involving spies and intrigue, Mona wants nothing more than some quiet time back home in the Bluegrass. Wouldn’t you know it? She stumbles upon yet another dead body and is quickly caught up in the police investigation and search for the killer.
Fast-moving events threaten to turn Mona’s world upside-down as she is confronted with seemingly impossible decisions to make.