LOVE WAS NOT PART OF THE BARGAIN
It was a case of mistaken identity when the dashing Nicholas Stafford took Miss Juliet Brandon to be a lady of the evening. But Juliet was not in a position to enlighten him, since she was down to her last farthings in the cold and cruel city of London. Besides, the elegant Mr. Stafford did not demand her favors himself. He merely wished her to lead his infuriatingly virtuous half-brother, Sir Oliver Crane, astray.
Thus began a most confounding two-faced masquerade. For Nicholas, Juliet had to pose as an expert in amour, while to catch the eye of the upright Oliver, she had to be the very model of wealth, culture and breeding. The one thing Juliet could not afford to be, however, was an innocent in love - as she tried to hide that terrible truth from Nicholas, from Oliver, and especially from herself...