From the back cover: London society thought beautiful, fiery tempered Daphne Templeton mad for spurning the only gentleman to seek her hand. The highwayman who captured her on the way to her Aunt Agatha's estate thought her made for refusing to tremble in fear when he swept her up in his arms. Her Aunt thought her mad for not encouraging the terribly handsome Lord Gordon Griffin. And even Daphne had to admit it was mad to prefer the clandestine kisses of a masked stranger to the open admiration of a lord who made no secret of his love . . .