Yet Clara wonders if this is the life she really wants, especially when she learns her best friend has also set her sights on Franklin De Vries. When a man appears who seems to love her simply for who she is, and gossip backlash turns ugly, Clara realizes it's not just her heart at stake--the future of her family depends on how she plays the game.
The game is played amid banquets and balls. The prize is a lifetime of wealth and privilege. The rules will test friendships and
the desires of a young woman's heart. Clara Carter is the social season's brightest star . . . but at what cost?