London is abuzz over the arrival of Wulfric Bedwyn, the cold-as-ice Duke of Bewcastle, at the biggest event of the season. Some whisper of a tragic affair. Others say he is so aloof and passionless that not even the greatest beauty could capture his attention. But on this dazzling afternoon, one woman did catch the duke’s eye. Christine Derrick is intrigued by the handsome duke…all the more so when he invites her to become his mistress.