The Glittering Lights Author:Barbara Cartland "An Impossible Arrangement. When they were still children, their loving fathers had arranged that Cassandra Sherburn and the Duke of Alchester would marry. Now that Cassandra was old enough to become his bride, the wealthy & beautiful country heiress realized that more than anything in the world she truly wanted to marry the handsome Duke. Bu... more »t the thought that the Duke of Alchester would marry a young woman he hadn't seen since childhood for money alone horrified Cassandra. Defying both her family & an unyielding Victorian society, the stubborn heiress set out for London, fired by a daring scheme to win the young Duke's heart."