With a sheltered background of all-girls schools, strict parents, and doting governesses, Catherine Rayborn is thrilled with her first taste of independence--Girton College in Cambridge during 1880. All traces of Homesickness fade fast amid the excitement of new friendships and the challenges of college life. Surprised and flattered by her first encounters with mailes in adult society, Catherine is quickly swept off her feet.
What will it take for Catherine's eyes to be opened to see the vast gulf between true love and shallow infatuation? When it comes her way, will she recognize the treasure of a love built on a foundation of friendship?