As the adopted daughter or Sir John Courtney, baronet, Amber Courtney has been raised to look upon Ralph Courtney, the baronet's only son, as her future husband.
Scheming Jasper Longley and his sister Blanche have made other plans, and when Sir John is away from home, they soon have Amber ejected from the mansion to earn her own living.
Written by Mrs. Harriet Newell (O'Brien) Lewis (1841-1878) and published in 1880 by J. S. Ogilvie and Company. Transcribed and edited by Jeffrey Merrow. 42 Chapters, 392 pages, 93,400 words.