Everyone has heard of the Beaufort twins, but few have ever seen
them… On the eve of their 21st birthday, at one of the most lavish
parties society has ever seen, Octavia and Flora Beaufort are
launched into the world.
For Octavia, it is one of the most thrilling nights of her life,
an evening glittering with the promise of her future. But Flora
shrinks from the limelight, fearful of what lies beyond the walls
of her over-protective aunt's house.
As Octavia is swept into a whirlwind of lavish spending and
fashionable society, she grasps eagerly at whatever she wants:
clothes, houses, men... even a department store. But Flora yearns
for security - and when she is rescued from harm by a kind
stranger, she seems to have found the love and protection she
Prey to all kinds of dangers, the twins soon realise that
without each other, they run the risk of losing everything. But is
it already too late...?