A LADY FALLEN . . .
Sophie Barrington had fallen from the glittering heaven of the haut ton to the hell of servitude: Once a diamond of the first water about to marry the most eligible bachelor of the Season, she had been ruined by one foolish, innocent escapade. And since her guardian had squandered her fortune and run off to America, she was worse than ruined. She was penniless. Now, it was pure desperation that drove her to accept a position as a maid at a country estate.
A LORD FALLING . . .
But it was fate that made it the home of the Marquess of Beresford. Here a man's awesome power and sensuality would make her tremble. Here this domineering lord would unmask the deep emotions beneath the foolish manners that had made her fashion's darling. And he - who had been a woman's fool once and swore never to be again - would find he could have his revenge. Or he could embrace a lady who swept away his pride to open the doors of all-consuming love . . .