Blessed with boyish charm . . .
. . . and a sizeable inheritance.
Lucian Hammond, Lord Kettering, is as welcome at the gentlemen's clubs as he is at society soirees. But his penchant for gambling lands him in debt -- and puts him at the mercy of his mother, who controls his inheritance until his thirty-fifth year.
Lady Kettering offers him a wager he cannot refuse. If he proves he can manage his money for one month, she'll turn over his entire fortune. To help him straighten out his affairs, she gives him her own "man of business" -- a woman whose intelligence and disarming beauty turn Luke's luck around -- and make love the odds-on favorite . . .