The beautiful Miss Zo#65533; Armstrong is rich, spoiled, impulsive and desperately illegitimate. Though Zo#65533; burns bright as the most vibrant diamonds, all the money in the world won't buy her what she secretly desires, to be loved for who she is.
But when a night of passion leads to Zo#65533;'s betrothal to her distant cousin, her perfect world is turned upside down and shattered before her very eyes.
Lord Robert Rowland has been Zo#65533;'s partner in crime since childhood. When he sees his cousin in tears at a ball, what else can he do but console her by doing what Robin always does best. But a rogue's chivalry can have unexpected consequences, not the least of which is the loss of his one true love. Suddenly, Zo#65533; finds herself on the verge of marrying a broken man and the only solace she can find is in the arms of Lord Robert's older brother, the stern and powerful Marquess of Mercer.