This Is a 'Pride & Prejudice' story – he is as proud as Darcy and she as prejudiced as Elizabeth.
A marriage of convenience to Peregrine, the Duke of Essex, is the only way Rosamond Bannerman can save her family from ruin. Her twin, Amelia, is too sensitive for such an undertaking.
However, Rose finds Perry arrogant and proud whilst he thinks Rose pert and impolite. He considers her sister Millie a more suitable bride but when Rose takes her sister's place, her actions compromise them both.
The duke is obliged to offer an arrangement neither party is happy with...