When Howard offers to be Lucy’s keeper, Margaret is delighted. Charlotte and Howard’s arrangement is over, and this could solve all Lucy’s problems. But when Lucy discovers the deal has been done, her reaction will plunge all three Wells women into terrible danger. Fanny makes an announcement that could threaten her position in the house. Harriet is horrified when she discovers Benjamin’s latest plans for her children. And Nancy is determined to keep Emily Lacey out of Lydia’s clutches. Lydia is out for revenge, and will stop at nothing to catch her prey. With so many in her power, who will Lydia persuade to betray the girl, and at what price?