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The Earl of Wentworth has a fiery and unpredictable temper and is about to fight a duel in Hyde Park with a Frenchman who has insulted him, when he is restrained by his friend, Sir Thomas Babbington, and a helpful Policeman. At the same time the beautiful Temia Brandon is returning home from her Finishing School in France and is longing Prince Nicolo of Vienz is irritated by his family and his Prime Minister continually begging him to be married for the sake of his country and to prevent it being taken over by a neighbour. He finally agrees to meet Princess Marziale, the daughter of the ruler of Bassanz.
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An ardent suitor is at hand — the rich Texan, Harkness Jackson — but his proposal is not one Lucilla Facing hardship and the grim reality of battle he is convinced that no woman can ever be trusted to love him Pretty, impulsive and wise beyond her years it seems that the young Princess will make an ideal bride for one lucky man.
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To his astonishment on his way home he reads in a newspaper that following the death of his grandfather he has become the The Duke of Brockenhurst, bored by Society and cynical about the beautiful women who cast themselves before him in a desperate bid to become his Duchess, accepts a wager to ride from London to York alone and incognito.
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