Sophia has returned to Brunswick years after eloping. Now dying, Lady Graylinger wants to reveal the connection between Sophia's deceased husband and her nephew.
In this Regency-Historical Romance, Sophia O’Dobson has come back to Brunswick Terrace to leave her 8 year old son with her estranged older brother George and his family. Only 9 years prior, at age 16, she was the apple of her brother’s eye being raised in upper class society. By fate, the raven haired Sophia and her nurse met the wealthy Lord Graylinger and his cousins Lady and Lord Rothwell. In an instant her brother knew the day he had hoped for had arrived for their riches exceeded all others.
However, unbeknown to him, his little sister had already fallen for her handsome Irish piano teacher Rory O'Dobson. The two lovers; aware of his disdain for the Irish as well as the working class; eloped on the eve of her engagement to Lord Graylinger. She returns Yorkshire to work as a Governess in hopes of reuniting with her son in the future. Her brother; still resentful of his sister’s actions; has sinister motives for taking in his young nephew. Meanwhile, the now dying widow Lady Graylinger now desperately wants reveal a secret. There is a connection between the deceased Mr. O’Dobson and her nephew Lord Graylinger.