Imploring Lady Clara Ashford to pose as his betrothed, Quincy Nesbitt, who has inherited the dukedom after his brother’s death, discovers that she needs him as much as he needs her and must be careful not to lose his heart.
Quincy Nesbitt reluctantly accepted the dukedom after his brother’s death, but he’ll be damned if he accepts his brother’s fiancée as well. The only polite way to decline is to become engaged to someone else — quickly. Lady Clara has the right connections and happens to need him as much as he needs her. But he soon discovers she’s also witty and selfless, and if he’s not careful, he just might lose his heart.