Clementina Hythe fled her family to avoid a distasteful marriage to her gentle but half-witted cousin. She disguised herself as a London urchin, but Jake, Lord Sothern, uncovered her deception in short order.
When she ran away again to keep her secret safe, Jake pursued her. Soon she found herself in real danger, and Jake was the only person who could help her. Still, his solution to her problem was more than a little drastic!