Irving never thought that he’d be settling down so soon, and he had his eyes on a country girl named Anna for a long time. With her pending marriage to the baker, his hopes are dashed. But there were plenty more girls to keep his mind off of it.
With his father the Duke of Lancaster arranging him a proper match, he’s afraid his days of living as a bachelor are coming to a close. He was going to be marrying Miss Jana Brooks, a proper girl from the southern border, and she wasn’t thrilled about the marriage either. She didn’t want to find love, instead wishing to explore the world. Being stuck in a manor with an escort and her soon-to-be husband wasn’t how she planned to spend the season. She never expected to fall for the rough demeanor of a soon-to-be Duke, but love finds people in strange circumstances.