Knowing his brother rented a cottage from a fellow painter, he travels to Devonshire and meets Miss Dupont, the painter's daughter. It's where she met the handsome Wesley Overtree, the first man to tell her she's beautiful. Captain stephen Overtree is accustomed to taking on his brother's neglected duties.
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