With a broken collarbone, Jack Hamilton was in no mood to have relatives arrive on his doorstep. But the Reverend Dr. Bramley and his daughter were practically penniless, so he couldn't just turn them away. They had obviously left their previous home under a cloud, with Cressida's reputation in tatters.
And then Jack learnt the true reason for their plight, and his chivalrous nature took over. Cressida was in need of a husband...but was he in need of a wife?