Once it had seemed her sorrows would never end.
Then she found independence - as governess of Harewood Hall. Blessed with neither name nor money, Miss Jessica Windom had, nonetheless, a wealth of spirit, wit and erudition that she was determined to bequeath to her two charges. But nothing had prepared her for the attentions of Lord Robert, Viscount Markham, Lady Harewood's charming, all-too-eligible brother.
And the devil himself couldn't have guessed the startling new identity that awaited her as "The Original", the most desirable new face in the ton! First an orphan, then a servant girl, now she was an heiress with the world at her feet - waiting for the only man she had ever loved to pay her court.