Lovely Sophia Ashley gave up all thoughts of a love match when she wed a much older man. Widowed now,she has inherited his fortune, but lacks the proper station to find titled husband for her marriageable sisters. In fact, the London season will be a disaster if Sophia herself doesn't marry the Earl of Leyburn. When this notorius rake first rescued her from a coach accident, she thought him an intriguing stranger, now his desperate financial state has led him to Sophia's door to propse a union of mutual convienience. But as soon as she says I do, Sophia suddenly realizes she doesn't and won't. For the unthinkable has happened. She has fallen in love with her handsome husband who, wnbeknownst to Sophia, has also lost his heart to her.