A Duke in Shining Armor by Loretta Chase is the First Book in the "Difficult Dukes" series. This is the story of Hugh Philemon and Olympia Hightower.
Olympia is a bookish wallflower who has been proposed to marry a Duke. It will help her family but Olympia gets cold drunk feet and tries to run away. Hugh is good friends with the Duke that Olympia is marrying and Hugh has been assigned to make sure everything goes as planned for the wedding. But Hugh has his work cut out for him when the bride takes off running.
I not sure I can say enough about how much I enjoyed this book! It was funny and delight full! Another great read by MS. Chase!!!