Lady Madeline's first and only London season lasts one month before a family emergency forces her home. The memory of one gentleman remains with her, in particular his face and eyes.
Six years later Lady Madeline has the keeping of her sister's four children. She approaches Lord Baylor, a neighbor, to ask a favor, but with Lord Baylor is the gentleman she remembers from her one, short season; he is now the Earl of Spode. Her wild nature is intrigued.
Robert, the Earl of Spode, immediately recognizes Lady Madeline. She was the lovely young girl with the eyes—big, beautiful green eyes. He hopes to get close to Lady Madeline—and make sure she doesn't disappear from his life again.