Someone has stolen a famous diamond necklace and all clues point to an infamous jewel thief known as the Magpie. Widow Hermione Dunnaby thinks it's the most exciting thing that ever happened to her—until she finds Perdita Blakemoor climbing through her window in the dead of night. Although Hermione isn't completely convinced by Perdita's protestations of innocence, she agrees to help uncover the thief.
Will Perdita and Hermione find the missing diamonds? Or will they find something else they've both been missing--and never dared to search for?