Beautiful, chestnut haired Felicity Carruthers was little more than a girl when a thwarted elopement with the young man she loved left her with the loss of both her love and her reputation. Felicity was older now and wiser. Never again would a man no matter how attractive tempt her to folly. Especially a man like Sir Lionel Graves,whose notoriety as the most handsome and high living rake in London gave her fair warning of what to expect when he turned his charm upon her. But forewarned was not forearmed, as this young lady who already had lost her reputation discovered when she tried not to lose her heart.