Volume I, Chapters I - III
* Lucy Graham, governess for the Dawson family, falls in love with the neighbor, Sir Michael Audley.
* Sir Audley's daughter, Alicia, resents her new, young stepmother.
* George Talboys marries the love of his life and is disinherited by his father because of her low social status.
* George Talboys decides to try to make his fortune in Australia, but he does not inform his wife of his decision.
* Phoebe, Lady Audley's maid, takes her cousin and fiance into Lady Audley's to show him her fine belongings.
* Phoebe and Luke search Lady Audley's jewelry box in hopes of finding something to sell to finance their new life.
* Phoebe and Luke find a baby slipper and lock of hair they can use to blackmail Lady Audley.
Volume I, Chapters IV - VI
* Robert Audley, nephew of Sir Michael, runs into his old friend, George Talboys as...
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