All Her Efforts Gone to Waste . . . For six long years, Georgiana, a young and lovely heiress, had kept up a grotesque and difficult masquerade. She had disguised her beauty and intelligence behind a mask of homeliness and stupidity.
Her Reason? To avoid marriage to the odious Freddie, a ne'er-do-well young lord with a taste for life and women that could never include someone as ugly and silly as she pretended to be! Or so Georgiana thought! Characters: Viscount Benham and Georgiana Thayne