On her mother's deathbed, Charlotte Falconer learned that she was the illegitimate daughter of George Bradgate, owner of the luxurious Bradgate Hall. On her quest to meet the man, Charlotte never dreamed that she would fall in love, but handsome American businessman Francis Longford was hard to resist!
Francis found Charlotte's warmth and sincerity charming, her attitudes so different from those in his own circles. But mystery surrounded her and Charlotte was not one to kiss and tell. He suspected that her interest in Bradgate Hall had little to do with him. Would he ever get this lovely creature to share the secrets of her heart?