Although Alexandra Fairburn is the niece of wealthy Lord Merton, she has lived in poverty with her mother, stepfather and siblings. When Alex reaches the age of eighteen her stepfather sells her to Lord Merton, who intends to turn her into a lady. At Merton Hall, Alex becomes friendly with a regular visitor, the handsome Jeremy FitzSimmons, and they fall in love. But they come from opposite social backgrounds - can their love overcome the odds?
Used availability for Shirley Allen's Worlds Apart
January 2002 : UK Paperback