"Even you, Gareth, devastating as you are to the fairer sex, would lose in fact, she is so unimpressionable that they are calling her the Ice Princess."
Of course, handsome Gareth de Vere, sixth Marquess of Harwood, isn't about to entertain his friend's all too sensible caution. Though every other gentleman in London may have come up short in the critical eyes of rich and beautiful Lady Althea Beauchamp, Gareth has never been one to measure himself by the failure of others.
As for her games, he knows them well - he's even played them himself. As a man of means, he too has learned to keep a wary distance from those who are simply out to marry a fortune. But what man could be better suited to melt the heart of the Ice Princess than the very Ice Prince himself.