True love comes in the form of a disguise . . .
Lady Juliet Barnet is faced with a dilemma when her mother reveals that her father plans to give her hand in marriage to the Earl of Falstone. Juliet’s mother, fearing that her daughter will be doomed to a loveless marriage, devises a plan to help her escape. Juliet assumes the identity of Ellen Lewis and arrives as the newly-employed governess for the daughters of the Marquess of Belgreen.
Arthur Colborne is the reclusive Marquess of Belgreen. Since his wife’s tragic death three years ago, he has spent time traveling in the Far East and Africa. But he finally returns home after receiving word from his mother who insists that his daughters need their father.
When Arthur first lays eyes on Juliet he can’t deny the instant attraction he feels for her. As they spend time together, Juliet slowly begins to break down the walls surrounding Arthur’s heart. But Juliet’s past has found a way to reveal itself, and now it’s threatening to tear them apart. Will Arthur find the courage to fight for Juliet or lose her forever?