Set in Regency England, THE PERSUASION OF MISS JANE BRODY introduces Jane Brody, a passionate supporter of Mary Wollstonecraft's beliefs about the rights of women. She campaigns for better education and employment opportunities for girls so they can be independent of men. After Jane’s father dies, she is left to support her younger siblings by running a girls’ school, but when it fails because Society opposes her beliefs, she has to consider marriage to the conservative Marquess of Dalton. Jonathan Everslie, Marquess of Dalton, needs a wife and heir, but can't find a woman who doesn't bore him. Then he meets Jane Brody. He finds her attractive, but her politics dangerous. He wants her, but will he risk his political career to win Jane’s love and persuade her that they belong together? Can Jane overcome her fears and put aside her beliefs to marry him to save her family?