Presentation at Almack's is the pinnacle of every young lady's social aspirations. Lady Genevra Haven has anticipated her attendance at the evening assemblies of the exclusive social club for weeks. The initial success of her introduction to society and the arrival of the coveted vouchers tempt her to extravagant dreams. But when the appointed Wednesday arrives, disappointment awaits her. Her mother will not allow her to wear her spectacles to the ball.
When she becomes separated from her companions, she takes a wrong turn and discovers that even Almack's has a disturbing side. Myriad dangers lie in wait for a solitary and lovely young lady. If she keeps her head and employs courage and ingenuity, Genevra can return to the safety of the ballroom without incurring disapprobation or losing her reputation. But one mistake and her inadvertent adventure could spell social ruin.