Honor Finchley loathes the conventions of polite society shes been taught at Miss Brambles Seminary for Young Ladies. Clever and rebellious, she yearns
to be wicked, and decides to put her remarkable memory and her talent for games of skill and chance to the ultimate test. Masquerading as a youth, she sets about fleecing gentlemen out of their every brass farthing in order to secure a dowry for her sisterand an exclusive gaming establishment for herself
A Scandalous Wager
But Honors daring ruse is quickly uncovered by the devastatingly attractive Marquis of Laxton. Intrigued by this most unusual female, he proposes a wager that causes a sensation among the tonthat a member of the fair sex may challenge a man to any game of his choosing at Brookesand she shall be victorious!
To hedge his bet, Lord Laxton insists on tutoring his pretty protégé in the finer points of playing to winyet he never expects to lose his heart in the game of love