Lady Estelle Morelle finally agrees to marry the persistent Viscount Montressor, but the marriage is blighted at the outset. Lord Montressor pursues legal recourse and travels the globe to vindicate his new bride in the eyes of the world.
Written by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth (1819-1899) and copyright in 1859 by T. B. Peterson & Brothers. Transcribed and edited by Jeffrey Merrow from the 1859 Philadelphia edition. 47 chapters. 576 pages. 168,000 words.