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The marriage of Cassandra and the Duke of Alchester was arranged when they were children. Cassandra had the wealth and the Duke the Title, their fathers thought it would be a perfect match.   Years have passed, and now it is time for them to marry.
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Cassandra truly wants to marry the duke. She has loved him since childhood. Now that he is coming to claim his bride in two weeks, she is horrified to realize that he intends to marry a girl he hasn't seen since childhood for her money alone.

Cassandra resorts to a scandalous deception to win the Duke's love. She travels to London and pretends to be an actress to gain the Dukes attention and hopefully his love.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Marriage/Married    -   Yes Marriage subplot:    -   marriage of convenience spurring real love If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   wealthy Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   70% Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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