A gentleman always behaves with decorum and restraint. A gentleman applies logic and reason to all situations. A gentleman chooses the most suitable girl when he decides to marry. And a gentleman never, ever gives in to carnal temptations.
Most of the time, Phillip Hawthorne finds these rules quite easy to follow. Except when it comes to Maria Martingale. Every time that tempting beauty crosses his path, Phillip finds his honor in jeopardy and his willpower tested. Can he resist her? Or will he give in to his deepest secret desires?