Author: Georgette Heyer
The three great-nephews of cantankerous Mr Penicuik know better than to ignore his summons, especially when it concerns
the bestowal of his fortune, the wily old gentleman has hatched a typically freakish plan for his stepdaughter's future and
his own amusement: his fortune will be Kitty's dowry. But while the beaux are scrambling for her hand, Kitty counters with
her own inventive, if daring, scheme: a sham engagement should keep wedlock at bay...