WHEN A QUARTET OF VIVACIOUS YOUNG LADIES VISITS A VILLAGE NAMED FOR ST. VALENTINE, CUPID IS THE UNINVITED GUEST.
February 14 is unforgettable at the estate of the widowed Cressida Trent, as five acclaimed Regency authors follow the romantic adventures of Mrs. Trent and her fetching charges.
Juno, an unworldly bluestocking, pines for the ton's most dashing bachelor. Shy Philo -- pretty, clever, and illegitimate -- is magnetically drawn to the mystery man village gossip has dubbed the "wizard." Poised and stylish Aquila is convinced a family scandal makes marriage to a certain serious-minded nobleman impossible. Breathtakingly lovely but self-doubting Katherine believes an ardent young man's attentions stem only from kindness.
And the charming hostess, intent on her chaperon duties, assumes passion has long since passed her by -- until a visitor from her past appears just in time for St. Valentine's Day....