For Lady Rebecca Marshall, a whirlwind of passion and excitement begins when she becomes a maid of honor at the court of Queen Victoria. Rebecca's mother is delighted - this appointment could be a golden opportunity for her to make a good match.
But soon Rebecca is entangled in a web of deceit with the charming marquis Rupert St. John. The devastatingly handsome n'er-do-well seduces her but what she doesn't know is that Rupert is a secret agent of the crown, leading a double life.
Forced to the altar, with a husband who vows never to be faithful, can Rebecca's wit, adventurous spirit, and generous nature turn his hatred into a passionate desire?