Marianna sat stunned. It was impossible!
Beautiful, aristocratic, the only child of the Duke of Worthington, she had always believed herself to be her father's only heir.
Now the duke was dead. And suddenly, brutally, Marianna learned that she must leave Burnham Hall-unless she married at once and had a son to inherit.
But where was she to find a suitable mate? The only man Marianna could ever love had disappeared....