Beautiful Catherine Weatherby, wounded in the war to wed and win the London Season, loses her place in Society when her face is scared. She vows never to return to London or look in a mirror again. Catherine refuses to believe anyone can love an ugly woman such as herself. A hero of the Peninsula War with Napoleon, Major Adrian Seaborn loves her but must stay in town, persuading Parliament to recognize the needs of returning veterans. Adrian was accused of murder before he was suddenly sent off to war. The real killer must be found. Adrian’s tarnished reputation impedes his influence. Can Adrian help those maimed in foreign battles and secure the woman he loves?