Clarissa is sent to an orphanage then sold into servitude until her brother finds her and she must begin a new life as a lady. Just as she starts to live the life that she dreamed about she is accused of murder. A very good book with lots of twists.
This is the sequel to Vision in Blue. Pretty good
Clarissa Fallon is not accustomed to fancy parties or the luxuries of wealth. When her widowed mother died after her brother shipped out to sea, she was sent to an orphanage and then sold into servitude to a tyrannical employer.
But when her brother finally tracks Clarissa down, it is now her chance to begin a niw life. She must funchtion as a member of a society in which she was once solely an observer-she must learn how to be a lady. Thankfully, the powerful Sinclair family offers their help, though they have their own problems. While the Lord Cabriel Sinclair continues his search for family secrets, Lad Gabriel lends her support, but Clarissa still feels like an imposter.
Just when she is ready to five up, she meets Dominic Shay, Earl of Whitby, who wagered that he can help this former nursery maid acclimate to society. With his assistance, she begins to find her place, but then a nemesis from her past is found dead. And Clarissa is agian taken to task, but this time for a murder she did not commit. As Dominic and Clarissa struggle to clear her name, the desire between mounts, and Clarissa learns it can sometimes be more useful-even more enjoyable-to not always be a lady.
Allegreto is a charismatic, dangerous man who will stip at nothing to regain his rightful place. And the perfect tool has just fallen into his hands in the lovely form of Lady Elena - the long-lost Monteverde princess.