'Falsely branded an adulteress and stripped of her child by her vengeful late husband, Olivia, Lady Farquhar discovers unexpectedly a deep and mutual love with the boy's guardian, Max Atherton. But happiness with the kind and amusing Max is not an option when Olivia knows she is unwittingly responsible for stealing his title and birthright. Blackmailed into agreeing to marriage with her late husband's religious confessor, Olivia is unaware of the sinister motives behind the reverend's desire to make her his - or of Max's efforts to sift fact from fiction in order to proclaim Olivia an honourable woman in the eyes of the world. A woman he can finally, and proudly, claim as his wife.'
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