Following the death of her father, Lady Adela Gantz and her mother return to London at the height of the season.
Lord Ezra Bairstow, a successful government spy during the war with Napoleon, is charged with discovering the name of a traitor whose identity died with Adela’s father. He befriends Adela, convinced that the evidence he requires will be amongst her father’s possessions.
The traitor will stop at nothing to keep his identity secret. Adela’s cousin will stop at nothing to claim her house in Eaton Square. Ezra is determined to bring the traitor to justice, but when Adela’s life is threatened, will he be able to safeguard the lady who is in danger of stealing his heart…