Mary Callingsbrooke knows there’s something terribly wrong with her. Her body reacts in such an unnatural way when she’s close to a handsome gentleman. How will she secure a husband when her potential suitors are clearly so disgusted with her? At the urging of Charlotte, her widowed cousin, Mary meets the mysterious Mister Smith at the Soho Club. Mister Smith shows Mary that her ‘faults’ are in fact incredibly attractive features. He’s more than happy to marry Mary, but why is this secretive man in such haste?