Horatia Winwood is the youngest and the least attractive of the three Winwood sisters. She also has a stammer. But when the enigmatic and eminently eligible Earl of Rule offers for her oldest sister's hand - a match that makes financial and social sense, but would break her heart - it is Horatia who takes matters into her own impetuous hands. Can she save her family's fortune? Or is she courting disaster? Witty, charming, elegant, and always delightful, Georgette Heyer - the undisputed queen of Regency Romance - brings the whole period to life with deft precision and glorious characters.