Given by her dying grandfather into the custody of the Marquis of Theale, known to London Society as "Devil" for his wicked ways. Beautiful young Maris was both attracted and repelled by her worldly guardian.
The Marquis, on the other hand, found his youthful ward's innocence as amusing plaything . . . one he was sorely tempted to destroy -- she was the daughter of the lady he once loved! But Maris, whom Theale had dubbed "Angel" proved more than a match for the devilish Marquis, as she proceeded to give the jaded man-about-town a captivating lesson in love!