'Passionate bluestocking Jane Brody, whose mother’s early death left her to raise eight siblings, campaigns to free women from the society’s shackles of poor education, marriage and motherhood. Jonathan Everslie, Marquis of Dalton, must marry and Jane is the only woman who doesn’t bore him; but her politics are dangerous. When Jane's father dies suddenly leaving the family in poverty, the only way out is marriage to the wealthy and conservative Dalton. Can she give up her ideals to marry him and save her family? Does he dare risk his political career by embracing her cause to win her love?'
Source: Publisher's blurb.