Eliot saw his duty — and married Laura. What else could a gentleman do when they had been snowbound together at an inn — unchaperoned? The fact that Laura was beautiful, gentle, and completely suitable as a wife made his behaving as a man of honour very easy.
But Laura was not satisfied with such a meager basis for marriage. And the once-docile young bride soon began a rebellion that had all the ton agog — and her husband forgetting about honour and listening instead to his heart.
I thought it was a good read and I would recommend it as of interest to anyone who has read Heyer. — Regency Retro Reads