When a powerful, decisive aristocrat undertakesa mission to protect an absent-minded young inventress from England's enemies, he finds his orderly world turned into chaos. Merlin Lambourne's stubborn dream of flight puts her at risk-and is driving Ransom crazy. In spite of himself, he is oddly enchanted by this muddled miss and her eccentric ways . . . but can he overcome his own fears and realize her invention may be the answer to saving both of their lives? A whimsical Regency-era tale of flying machines, fancy, and love among the hedgehogs.