Prudence Consett was a runaway searching for the secret behind the coat of arms on her broach. He quest has taken her on many adventures, each more dangerous then the last-until she ran headlong into the path of Sebastian, Lord Wentworth! Sebastian's concern revealed not only his aristocratic breeding, but also his immediate attraction to Prudence. Prudence also found herself drawn to Sebastian, She thought that marriage would ruin his reputation. But how could she leave when it would mean heartbreak for them both?