It Was a Whole New World . . . Lovely Hester Wyckham was immediately drawn into the whirling social life of Littlecomb when she went to spend the summer with her sister Julie and brother-in-law Geoffrey at their idyllic country estate. There were parties, carriage rides and teas galore, and exciting new people. It was all terribly fascinating compared with Hester's sheltered existence at home.
Suddenly, Hester found herself attracted to the charming and sensitive Philip Boscroft. But Lord Markham had determined to make her his wife. She was utterly shocked when he played a trick on her. It was a dangerous trick – one that threatened her reputation as well as her life!