Julia Sherwood's duty to her titled husband has been fulfilled with the birth of an heir, and Lord Sherwood seems far more interested in his political pursuits than in his wife. Despite parties and galas, Julia is bored. She must remain in London for the Season, or until Parliament is no longer in session, and time hangs heavy until a man from her past - the elegant and enigmatic James - suggests that she take him as her lover. James promises excitement, danger, and satisfaction. Julia finds she cannot say no to this fascinating man. Will she have to choose between her husband and her lover?