DOWNTRODDEN SERVANT OR GRACIOUS LADY?
When Max, Earl Blakehurst, meets Verity he sees a downtrodden servant. He doesnt recognize her as the daughter of a colonel under whom he used to serve, the girl hed once helped years before. The life Veritys now living is untenable. So he proposes a shocking solution—he will set her up as his mistress.
Its only once that Veritys finally agreed, once Max is beginning to lose his heart to her, that he discovers her true identity. Max is taken aback; he would never have suggested this lady become his mistress. Now, to avoid scandal, theyll have to marry!