Charles, Lord Hartley, is at his wits’ end. He has
spent a fortune on his cousin John, and still the embittered man demands more
money. What Charles needs is an heiress. Unbeknownst to him, the woman to whom
he finds himself attracted, Cliona, is herself an heiress who has recently
moved into the neighborhood. When he finds out, he feels there is no way he
can approach her with honor.
But Cliona, a spirited girl, has her own ideas.
Charles is the man she wants, and when John appears again, determined to court
her for her money, she puts an audacious plan into practice. To win the man she
loves she first has to win an extraordinary game of cards, using skills that no
lady should have.
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