Luke wants to get married. No interesting prospect has presented himself, though, and he would really rather marry before it becomes known all over that his family is poor no more.
Amelia has been watching her handsome friend for what seems like decades. She doesn't care that he's broke, nor that he doesn't love her. She'll MAKE him love her, and as for him marrying her, she's a considerable heiress...and he needs money, doesn't he?