Copyright © Katy Walters Mauris di Serif.
Having lost her father The Reverend Stuart Vale, the third son of an Earl. Miss Sophia Vale, faced a life genteel poverty. Not for her the whirl of balls and routs and clandestine meetings in Vauxhall Gardens, nor for her the thrill of meeting that special beau. Yet being of strong will, she determined to banish such frippery dreams and help her bereaved mama to rear her brood of six daughters Enter Lord Wells, the Earl of Breconbridge, renowned as a rakehell, his saving grace being a conscience. and one young son.