The fabled land of India is alluring...mysterious...and precisely where Miss Cassandra Renwick wants to be, after an unmannerly lord makes her the laughingstock of London. All the men at the Governor-General's ball in Calcutta want to dance with such a beauty but she is attracted to only one: Julian Ritchie, the son of an adventurous Englishman and an Indian woman of distinguished family. Her dear mama warns her away from him but Cassandra will not listen...And Julian Ritchie will not stay away. Though he and Cassandra may face social censure, he is determined to claim her for his own. They belong together...and Julian is head over heels in love...