Peter Mellingham discovers how tangled deceptions become after Cousin Sydney’s killers force him to hide. He loves Beth, but she knows him only as Cynthia. To woo her, Peter creates an admirer who Beth mistakenly believes is Lord Standsberry–the one Sydney suspects manipulated his death. Will the cost of Peter’s effective disguise be to sacrifice the love of his life? This fast-paced Regency has adventure, masks, confused identities, and a dog.