Eager to ease the financial burdens of her family, Cassandra Stover is
thrilled when she is hired to be a companion to Mrs. Jameston, a wealthy
society woman. Cassie finds herself living a life she’d never
imagined — and growing close to the elderly woman who treats her like a
Her new position is tarnished only by Mrs. Jameston’s son. As
Sebastian’s resentment and cruelty toward his mother mount, Cassie
begins to harbor concerns for her employer’s safety — and ultimately her
own. When Sebastian is suspected of fraud, insurance investigator Mark
Langford solicits Cassie’s help to uncover the truth. But what begins as
a game of pretense is quickly complicated by matters of the heart.