Lou Morgan, the daughter of a wealthy American oil man had it all ? now all she wanted was a husband to provide her with a notable title and comfortable life. She travels to Europe with her friend, the plain Valentine Brown, and meets the man of his dreams at an Austrian winter resort. Alex von Felden is a baron, no less, and perfect in every way. The problem is, he falls for Lou?s friend instead of her. Can Lou still persuade Alex to marry her? The gripping love tale set in picturesque Europe is written by Jane Beaufort, a pseudonym of the beloved English romance writer Ida Pollock. A must-read for fans of literary romance and surprising twists of fate. Jane Beaufort is a pseudonym of Ida Pollock (1908 ? 2013), a highly successful British writer of over 125 romance novels translated into numerous languages and published across the world. Ida Pollock has sold millions of copies over her 90-year career. Pollock began writing when she was 10 years old. Ida has travelled widely, living in several different countries. She continues to be popular amongst both her devoted fan base and new readers alike. Pollock has been referred to as the "world's oldest novelist" who was still active at 105 and continued writing until her death. On the occasion of her 105th birthday, Pollock was appointed honorary vice-president of the Romantic Novelists' Association, having been one of its founding members. Ida Pollock wrote in a wide variety of pseudonyms: Joan M. Allen, Susan Barrie, Pamela Kent, Averil Ives, Anita Charles, Barbara Rowan, Jane Beaufort, Rose Burghley, Mary Whistler and Marguerite Bell.