An American widow with a lurid past, to whom Paul Montague was for a time engaged and from whom he found it very hard to separate himself."She was very dark,- a dark brunette - with large round blue eyes.... Her silken hair, almost black, hung in a thousand curls all round her head and neck. Her cheeks and lips and neck were full.... Her nose also was full.... Her mouth was large, and she rarely showed her teeth. Her chin was full, marked by a large dimple.... Her bust was full and beautifully shaped; but she invariably dressed as though she were oblivious ... of her own charms.... She was certainly a most beautiful woman and she knew it" - The Way We Live Now.