Fame. Fortune. And finally a marriage proposal from a handsome viscount! Kitty La Bijou, London’s celebrated actress, is on the cusp of achieving her greatest ambition when Lady Debenham, her secret half-sister, involves Kitty in a deception that plunges her into a world of treachery and deceit. Gifted an exquisite ruby necklace by her noble lover, Kitty unwittingly becomes the target of a ring of dubious operators in London’s underworld, headed by villainous viscount, Lord Debenham. Salvation comes in the guise of two men: dashing Lord Nash who offers Kitty the respectability she craves. And brave and noble Lord Silverton – the man she loves – who doesn’t.