Lady Aleana Brighton daughter of Marius Brighton Earl of Sumton. Described as an unruly, unteachable, and undisciplined girl. Stubborn in her ways, she refuses to marry. She is constantly the subject of gossip. James Wellington II. The eldest son of James Wellington I, Marquess of Stambridge, Earl of Sussex. Meaning he's an earl, heir to the marquess title, and heir to the considerable estates. But he's also a notorious gambler and drunk. Now they are engaged to be married. With high stakes they must learn to get along and function with high society. Will this explosive couple come out victorious?