When Millie had her fiance stolen by her sister Esme, it meant she stayed at home to care for her father. He dies leaving her without a penny and she goes to live with Esme and Leo as a domestic help. Leo wastes no time in revealing to Millie that he still loves her; so, keen to free herself from the emotional triangle, she moves in with Polly. But the change doesn't put Millie beyond the reach of romantic complications. Polly's married lover, MP Henry Granger, has a formidable sexual appetite, which is threatening to ruin the lives of several women. Soon, Millie finds that she too is caught up in the trail of destruction he's leaving behind him . . .