Strict 19th century discipline! A sea captain delivers an unruly young lady to her father, fresh from having been flogged on board ship; but her father is in full approval! This is the first volume of Katherine's researches into the life and depravities of The Duke of Loughmore. Rebecca is his daughter and her progress through society forms the focus of this engrossing novel. A real treat for all fans of strict female discipline and dominant, powerful men.