In this whirlwind series, Marion Chesney brings us spirited, independent women who are bewitching, beguiling, and determined to make their mark on the world.
She was a lady’s maid who longed to be a lady. How elsecould Lucy Balfour hope to win the favor of Andrew, Viscount Harvey, the toastof the town, who seemed ready to take a bride at last? There was only one wayto do it, and that was to command his attention. It seemed an impossible dream;first she had to become the peer of her own mistress, the coldly beautiful LadyAngela, who was determined to claim Andrew as her own.
But there was Hamish MacGregor, the wily old butler, whopromised to make Lucy’s dream come true. With Lucy’s unaccountable good luck atbaccarat, they could win a fortune. With his cunning, they would conquer Londonsociety as “father” and “daughter” and meet the king himself! Having served therich, he knew how they operated, and Hamish was determined to beat them attheir own game. And having met Andrew Harvey, Lucy determined she would neverbe a servant again.