The nation's favourite antiques dealer is in prison - again. So when Lovejoy is offered a way out by visitor Ellen Jaynor, he jumps at it, paying little heed to the possible repercussions. But it soon becomes clear there is a big catch to the mad-cap scheme, involving speed-dating, marriage and the perfect robbery. Just what has the loveable rogue let himself in for this time? Events soon spiral out of Lovejoy's control and underhand dealings leave him trapped inside a burning mansion, fighting for his life. Betrayed on all sides, everything appears lost, as even those closest to him seem bent on his ruin. Lovejoy's only hope is the mysterious World Champion Pole Dancer Erosa Sexotica, whoever she may be...