Upon her father's death, clever young Sandra Duval is summoned by an old family friend and given a job as social secretary to Mrs. Pat Newsome, lady of Seven Chimneys. On her arrival, she meets an old acquaintance who claims to be the long lost son of Mark Hoyt, the former owner of Seven Chimneys and Stone House. Then, on an afternoon walk, she stumbles upon Stone House and handsome, arrogant Nicholas Hoyt, nephew to Mark and heir to his fortune. Suddenly, Sandra is cast into a world of lies and deceit, plagued by questions: Who is the true heir? And, most of all, who will win her trust and her heart?Emilie Baker Loring is the author of 'Uncharted Seas (Thorndike Romance)' with ISBN 9780786226634 and ISBN 0786226633.