Three beautiful ladies-in-waiting to the British Queen Charlotte Sophie, consort of His Majesty George III, played an innocent practical joke on their matron. They little anticipated the Queen's fury at their prank. And they little anticipated Her Majesty's fierce revenge. For the Queen's punishment was to have them publicly flogged and then to sentence them to a term of indentured slavery in the far away American colonies.
After a long and painful ocean voyage Arabella, Beatrice and Gloria--all gently brought up... found themselves sold on an auction block in Charleston. The three girls fell into the possession of Lady Meg Fairlieu, who introduced them to a life which, in their wildest moments, could not be imagined.