From one of the shining stars of Signet Regency Romance comes Barbara Metzger's engaging tale of scandals and secrets, and the risks of romance. Heiress Minerva Caldwell is alarmed to find that her late husband had a lot to hideincluding a slew of affairs and a dozen illegitimate children! With the help of handsome Lord Lowell, she vows to find the by-blows and help them, should they be living in poverty. But she soon makes a startling discovery about her own past that could put her lifeand, most certainly, her heart'at risk. When it's Barbara Metzger, it's "Regency romance at its finest and funniest. "' Publishers Weekly.