Peter Gilbert, Duke of Sudworth, is a good man. He has inherited the title and the debt that his deceased brother and father created, having had to leave the home that he had set up away from his dysfunctional family. Facing bankruptcy, he has determined to keep the family home at whatever cost. Only those closest to him know that it is not for his own benefit. Rosalind, is the eldest daughter of Mr Johnson, a 'cit', a man who has earned his fortune through business. He is determined that his four daughters will marry the highest titles in the country.
Unhappy that it appears that even if you read all 4 books you never find out who is the true Duke.Btw Phaeton is pronounced faeton NOT feeto..Show More »nPlus the British aristocracy "ride" they don't engage in "horse riding" or "horseback riding"As the younger son of a Duke he would be styled Lord Peter Gilbert & his wife Lady Peter Gilbert. He would NOT have a peerage in his own right. « Show Less