At the ball that was to change her life, Rona Trafford dances with a mysterious harlequin. She learns that this prospective suitor was being unfaithful to another, so she flees to Paris, taking a job as a governess. Her employer's brother joins them. Unknown to her, her employer is concealing a dramatic secret, one that threatened to destroy them both. How they confront the danger and how Rona learns more about the harlequin, is told in this exciting romantic novel.