*Miss Julia Devere was the most innocent and sheltered of young beauties.Her doting parents had succeeded in shielding her from exposure to the moresordid facts of life in society, and now both they and she were delightedwith her coming marriage to the handsome and wealthy Sir Richard Beckwith,the very model of righteous rectitude. Therefore when Julia spied theparagon of moral perfection in the arms of a young woman who clearly did notgive a fig for the proprieties, Julia was more than shocked. She wasawakened to the fact that the game of love could be played by very differentrules than hers... And unless she could beat Sir Richard's new light-of-loveat her own game, Julia stood to lose all that she suddenly discovered shewanted...
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