The Fragrant Aether

What is he doing in Bath? A question Dr. Marius Hope frequently asks himself. From The Wells he had set out for Guilford: his aim, to ask Elizabeth Conyers` father for her hand in marriage. But swept along by everyone`s wish to visit to the celebrated spa, Hope now finds himself called upon to extricate Richard `Beau` Nash, the renowned Master of Ceremonies, from an unwelcome dilemma. His insatiable gambling habits have led him to resort to a little sleight-of-hand – and it`s about to rebound upon him.