We meet again a few of the characters from Mischief at Mulberry Manor, but once more intrigue gets in the way of romance!
Maryanne and two of her cousins from Mulberry Manor are guests at Carmichael Hall in the Scottish Borders in the lead-up to the New Year’s Eve Ball. Maryanne longs to be reunited with Richard Carmichael but who is the young lady on his arm?
As the little party enjoy the festivities at the Hall, the girl becomes more of a puzzle until danger threatens and unexpected revelations leave lasting repercussions. What will the year 1860 now bring for Maryanne?