This book is filled with terror suspense and romance. A young lady is being chased by a gang of thugs in the poverty stricken area of London. She is saved by a Duke who takes her to his estate to recover from the severe bashing she received. They eventually fall in love but she disappears when she is once again threatened with her life. The story ends on a happy note when the culprits are caught and Leah and the Duke marry and the Duke is able to get a bill passed in parliament to help the poor people of London.