Mount of Hope: A Victorian Tale of Young Love
by Jamie Michele
A fête champêtre hosted by Colonel and Mrs. Dermont is not a garden party to be missed—especially when their son and heir, Alfred Dermont, is the pride of the Mount. Swept away by the dazzling Miss Amelia Thorwold, niece to a viscount and the darling of Almack's, Alfred is led in joyful ignorance to the altar. Unable to dissuade him, the sisterly Julia Drummond is willing to sacrifice everything.