CAN A VERITABLE ANGEL FIND HEAVEN WITH A MOST DEVILISH GENTLEMAN?
Once firmly in the mainstream of London society, the Simmons family has fallen on hard times. Now, with an ailing father and a menagerie of waifs and unfortunate souls to feed, Miss Felicia Simmons is forced to give piano lessons and rent rooms in her formidable home. Any hope of reentering society seems destined to be dashed by vicious gossip about Felicia's plight.
But across the street, Sir Christopher Wilde, newly returned from India, is intrigued by this graceful beauty who polishes brass door knockers and feeds the hungry from her doorstep. Cynical about the ton, he is only too willing to aid a lady in need, especially one who so unsettled the heart of such a confirmed bachelor as himself . . .