Having finally discovered the truth of her birthright, Julia Elliston is determined to outwit Chance Macy at his own game. Holding a secret hed kill to keep, however, is proving more difficult than she imagined.
Just when Julia thinks shes managed to untangle herself from Macys clutches, he changes tactics with a risky ploy. As the scandal of the century breaks loose, drawing rooms all over London whisper what so far newspapers have not dared to print: Macys lost bride is none other than Lord Piersons daughterand one of the most controversial cases of marital law ever seen comes before Victorian courts.
Though Julia knows Macys version of events is another masterful manipulation, public opinion is swaying in his favor. Caught in a web of deceit and lies, armed only with a fledgling faith, Julia must face her fiercest trial yet.