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Living the Bohemian life in Greenwich Village, Harriet Field is entrapped into a mock marriage with the unscrupulous Royal Blondin. She leaves him and later accepts a job as companion to Nina Carter, the daughter of a wealthy family. At a masquerade ball thrown by the Carters, Blondin reappears and begins making advances to Nina. Harriet warns Blondin to leave Nina alone, but he threatens to expose her past if she interferes. Meanwhile, Carter's wife Isabelle has been having a clandestine affair with Anthony Hope, and later that night, when the couple elope, they meet their death in an auto accident. After the tragedy, Richard Carter then persuades Harriet to marry him for the sake of the children. When Blondin asks Richard for Nina's hand in marriage, Harriet reveals all to her husband, who forgives her. Richard offers Blondin a large sum of money to stay out of Nina's life, but he is shot by a life-long enemy before he can spend it.
Barbara Lamarr Deely
The novel originally was serialized in Pictorial Review, January-April 1920.