After escaping an arranged marriage, Lady Charlotte Leighton lands on a new shore, determined to realize her dream of opening her own bakery. But her plans are shattered when her former fiancé follows her to New York.
Detective Felix Noble is determined to solve his latest case. But his efforts are jeopardized by a forbidden attraction to his number one suspect. While he’s certain Charlotte Leighton is keeping secrets, instinct tells him she’s not the murderess he first believed.
When aspiring artist Sophie Noble learns someone is passing off her paintings as masterpieces by famous artists, she is determined to hunt down the culprit before she becomes implicated in a crime.
As head of the college art department, Raymond Critchton is attempting to expose an underground group passing off forgeries. He is certain Sophie Noble is caught in the middle. It would be prudent to expel her and be done with it. But the impetuous little minx has captivated him.
Uncovering the truth can put their lives…and their budding love…in danger.