Mercedes Lockhart’s game is pool. She loved it. She lived it. She breathed it.
While her father was the famous billiards player in England, it was unheard of for a woman to accomplish the same. Allen Lockhart was wealthy Yet not wealthy enough nor connected enough for the ton. But he was a shrewd businessman. He knew when to push. He knew when to hold. Even better Allen was at the height of success in his chosen career and he needed someone to follow in his footsteps since his daughter could not gain entry to some of the clubs. So after learning about a young gentleman living on military half pay, Allen knows he is the one. In more ways than one for the truth behind his interest is to have his daughter settled with a man who can tame her wild streak.