A Daring Masquerade . . .
Seeking to escape the cruel designs of a false lover, Elizabeth Hatton fled into the night. Then an accident left her unconscious — and she was rescued by the handsome Lord Gideon Grayleigh! Elizabeth's reputation depended on secrecy, so she resolved to protect her identity — by pretending to be just a little daft.
Lord Grayleigh wanted to help this sweet young lady, but she refused to tell him her name, or accept any more from him than the shelter of his home. And although it seemed she did not quite have all her senses about her, he suspected she was hiding a dark secret. Soon Elizabeth's sweet banter and witty ways had made their way into his heart. He was determined to find out the cause of her troubles, and make their love real. But the villain who pursued her would not allow it — without a fight.