The life of Margaret de Lacey suddenly changes when her brother inherits the Dukedom of Durham. From a penniless spinster to a Lady with a huge dowry, making her a very rich heiress.
Rhys Corwen, Earl of Dowling is looking for a wife with money. Someone who can help him pay all his debts. He attends a party in search of a rich lady. But when Margaret refuses to dance with him and tells him the hard truth of his persona, he suddenly becomes smitten with her and he knows she will be the only woman he wants as his wife. But how to prove that is not about the money anymore?