Henrietta Wynter's distant cousin, Sir Matthew Sheridan, was intelligent, esperienced and personable. And to Henrietta's shocked surprise, he was also heir to the very property that Henrietta had always expected to inherit. How she would have to leave the only home she had ever known.
Sir Matthew had the perfect solution to her perdicament. Henriietta's beauty and manners were impeccable, and she needed a home. His offer of marriage would certainly come as a welcome opportunity.
Yet one small obstacle still remained. For Matthew supported Parliament, and Henrietta had been entrusted with a Royalist secret!