Lord William Somerset, a wealthy and titled gentleman, is known as a rake. He has broken many hearts and is not looking for a wife. But he meets Miss Penelope Rose, a beautiful and intelligent debutante, and he can't resist courting her. Penelope is not sure if she should trust Lord William, but she can't help but be drawn to him. They begin to fall in love, but Lord William's reputation may ruin their relationship.
Lady Georgiana Spencer is in love with her best friend, Lady Elizabeth Foster. When Elizabeth's husband dies, Georgiana sees her opportunity to comfort her and win her heart. But can she convince Elizabeth to take a chance on love, even if it means scandalizing the ton?