A young nobleman nearly runs down a young woman with his carriage. The fateful encounter, and a rash decision, changes their lives forever. Lord Humphrey Dewesbury doesn't want to offer for the annoying Augusta Ratcliffe, but the alliance was concocted when they were children. Joan Chadwick, an orphened vicar's daughter, faces a dreary life as a governess. Neither wants to embrace their separate fates. Together, they can save each other by wedding. There's just one problem to overcome - family expectations. A light-hearted, comedy Regency Romance.