A entertaining story of family, love and revenge. It keeps you guessing whether Atalanta James will exact her revenge on the three men that cheated her father. The Earl of Stoke has since passed away and his son, Richard Stanton is now the Earl and does not share his father's love of cards. Richard feels the need to protect Atalanta from the dangers of playing against the gamesters and falls in love with her. Can she return his love, or is his fortune at risk as well as his heart.