Life had always smiled sweetly on Delia Beringham. As well as being disarmingly lovely, she is the only daughter of a wealthy financier who indulged her every whim. Naturally Delia assumes that her indulgent father will eventually allow her to marry Lionel Hewes.
But the sudden crash of the family fortunes and her father's suicide changes all that. Lionel abruptly faded from the picture and Delia is left with only her own courage and determination to sustain her.