A lovesick lord and a love-shy lady -- 'twas a case of cross-purposes indeed!
"YOU'VE PUT THE WEDDING OFF THREE TIMES ALREADY. IT's NOW -- OR NEVER."
When Lord Belami posed this dilemma to his lovely fiancee, Miss Deirdre Gower, that lady was truly torn: could she marry the man she loved while her aunt, the Duchess of Charney, languished with the ague? Deirdre decided that family duty must come first -- and Belami stalked off in a huff!
The honeymoon that would have been soon drew them both -- quite separately -- to Italy, where they ran smack into each other AND a band of notorious counterfeiters!
Belami smelled a case and proceeded to pursue the gang -- and Deirdre -- in a mad dash across the continent. But all was not as it seemed, and the deceptions spelled danger for Deirdre and Belami both....