It all began with a misunderstanding. Well, more of a hoax actually. Because when Vashti Beaufils, a beautiful French emigree, learned she had inherited her cousin Marmadukes gothic mansion in England, she knew there must be some mistake. She had never even met Marmaduke.
She accepted the bequest anyway, only to discover that her notorious cousin Valerie, who was very free with her favors, had impersonated her and had an affair with Marmaduke.
Vashti discovered that the mansion was really a gambling establishment -- and that the handsome Lord Stirling, one of Valerie's old beaux, thought she was up to no good...
This paperback book is in good condition with light spine creases, some cover tanning, small owner's mark and a punch hole in the back cover.