Stars in the Sky
by Barbara Cartland
"Sylvia, daughter of the Duke of Belham, is bored with the various young men she meets at Lady Lamborne's masked ball. At last she escapes their attentions and makes her way into the cool, moonlit garden, where she encounters a masked stranger.
The following morning, Sylvia's father reveals that he has amassed such debts from his gambling that the family can no longer maintain their high profile