Facing a deadly dull future as a governess, foundling Ashley Douglas hasn't an inkling that she has a twin sister named Alcida Blayne, a London dancehall singer, until she meets the rakish Marquess of Damon. The dashing Damon is delighted to see Alcida on a rural lane and dismayed when she pushes him into the river for attempting to steal a kiss. Imagine his astonishment when he discovers that Alcida is not Alcida at all. Never mind. He is smitten, she's bedazzled. But he is a lord above Ashley's station. Is their romance impossible? Not when Ashley finally meets her long lost sister and engages in a daring deception that may lead either to scandal or to lasting love.