Socialite Aria Milborne is astounded when she has to take a job with an American millionaire in order to save her family home. Aria soon finds herself clashing with her new boss after being courted by his aristocratic friend. When her boss offers her a fortune to pretend to be engaged to him, Aria finds herself the talk of the town leading her to feel ashamed and embarrassed. But when she hears that her fake fiance has been shot, she is caught off-guard by how strong her emotions actually are.
In her lifetime, British author Barbara Cartland wrote over 700 novels and was most famous for her contemporary and historical romances. A prominent figure in London society, the young Cartland began her writing career as a gossip columnist for the Daily Express. It was partying in 1920's London that gave her inspiration for her first book, "Jigsaw", a racy society thriller.
After marrying into the McCorquodale family, she began writing romance and holds a Guinness World Record for the most number of books published in one year: 191. Her books have been translated into many different languages, as well as adapted for stage and screen. She is beloved the world over and even counts the young Princess Diana as one of her many fans.