Rules of Engagement Author:Kathryn Caskie From Golden Heart winner Kathryn Caskie comes a delightfully hilarious tale that tests the old adage "All is far in love as in war." When two elderly aunts mistake a military strategy text, Rules of Engagement, for a how-to manual for getting engaged, London's ballrooms become battlefields in a war of wits when their headstrong niece snares a ... more »Scottish earl in need of a fast fortune.« less
Eliza has no intention of getting married. Her elderly aunts looking for a tome on how to launch a successful season, mistake a military theory book for an etiquette book. They begin to launch their efforts, relying on the strategies outlined within the book. Eliza meanwhile meets a man whom she persuades to pretend to be enamoured of her. Of course they fall in love for real, and all obstacles are overcome. Happy ending ensues.
The old ladies are a funny pair as they use their departed father's book on military maneuvers to guide their niece through the perils of the English ton and the strategies of snagging a husband. I enjoyed this lighthearted read.