Lady Grace Belmont is a tall, curvaceous, “on the shelf” unmarried debutante. She has never had a London season, she did not really want one until she found her dad had arranged for her to marry their botanist neighbor, John Parker-Roth. She decides to go with her widowed Aunt Kate, the Countess of Oxbury, to have her first season ever.
David Wilton, Lord Dawson, is so captivated by Grace, he decides she will be his bride, but there is a snag in his plan. Her father, the Earl of Standen, hates all Wiltons and he will allow his only daughter to marry one over his dead body.
Grace and David decide to reunite Aunt Kate, Grace's aunt, and Uncle Alex, David's uncle. They were kept apart by Grace's father because of his hatred of all Wiltons. Innocent Grace does not realize David plans on doing some uniting of his own with her.
MacKenzie writes a witty, romantic story about love everlasting, and love enduring all hardship. Two stories are being told and the reader will be very interested in both of them. One of the stories is stemmed from the past meeting back up with the present. The other story is the present trying to overcome the past of the parents. The Naked Baron is a really good read and you are going to thoroughly enjoy it.