A Lady Weaves a Tangled Web . . .
Shooting a prospective suitor in the foot was a bit drastic, but the free-thinking Miss Marietta Hampton did not wish to surrender her independence to a husband. That scandal . . . the tabbies of the ton in a dither until discovered her latest folly - Miss Hampton's plan to set up a weaving shop in the country! Why, it was simply not done, it was outrageous; most unforgivable of all, it was common! It was also the way Marietta met the man of her dreams: Fane Westby, the new Lord Galbreth.
To Catch a Lord!
Recently moved into his rural estate, Lord Galbreth appeared to be a prince among men . . . except that he happened to be . . . an American! He understood a woman’s yearning for freedom even if be didn’t know a pence from a pound or hove the least notion about being an aristocrat. So the lively Marietta offered to show Fane the maneuvers of high society. But in making Fane the unqualified success of the Season, the unfashionable Marietta risked losing her beau to another woman . . . unless she could – by hook or by crook – tie a tendre around his heart!