Penelope Brook is caught in the malicious game of her betrothed. With little hope of salvag-ing her honor or retaining her freedom, Penelope fights instead for vengeance. But at what cost? Defying the laws of the ton, she seeks the aid of a notorious social exile. Her betrothed, however, is not so easily routed. His brutal machinations endanger all Penelope holds dear: a secret family legacy, liberty, reputation, and a tentative love for her roguish compatriot. In the sinister labyrinth of disgrace, nobility and survival, will the price of honor and revenge be too great?