Just what did impulsive Mollie Barnes and powerful landowner Alex Villiers, Earl of St. Otel, have in common? Mollie always championed the underdog, while Alex represented the privileged classes. He declared she was stubborn and willfully determined to believe the worst of him, while she thought he was simply amusing himself with her.
So why had she confessed her secret fantasy to him? It soon became clear that they shared the same dream—and Alex was perfectly happy to make it come true.