Miss Amabel Armstrong's brutal uncle plans to marry her off to the highest bidder. And while her uncle may be cruel, she does intend to follow his wishes. But Amabel is uncharacteristically beautiful, and as soon as she is given a Season, she is hounded by a flock of besotted suitors. Throughout the course of the novel, several of them kidnap her!
Max, Earl of Maxbridge, has been in the snares of a fortune hunter before. He is convinced that Amy (lovely, though she is) is a fortune hunter. And Max's nephew is smitten by Amy. So why does he find HIMSELF under the spell of the beautiful girl?