Playful Brides series Bk#2. Bk#1 The Unexpected Duchess. Lady Cassandra Monroe is about to see the man of her dreams for the first time in 7 years. He may be nearly betrotheed to her cousin, but that doesn't stop her from admiring Captain Julian Swift from afar. Cass soon learns that her cousin has invented a fictitious friend, Patience Bunbury, whom she uses to escape social oblications including those with her fiance. But when Julian doesn't recognize Cass, a meddling friend invites them all to a house party declaring that Cass is in fact Miss Banbury. Can Cass win Julian's heart amid the most scandalous lie of all?"
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