Unlike most men of his acquaintance, Gregory Bridgerton is a firm believer in true love.
He'd have to be an idiot not to be: all seven of his siblings are happily married.
Gregory figures he is just biding his time until the right woman comes along. And so when he sees Hermione Watson, he knows with every fibre of his being, that she is meant to be his.
But through Hermione's closest - and slightly less beautiful - friend, Lucy Abernathy, he finds out that Hermione is desperately in love with another man.
Sadly by the time Gregory figures out the right girl is actually the wrong girl, and the right girl was Lucy all along, it's too late.
Lucy is to marry another! Now - on the way to the wedding - Gregory must figure out how to thwart the nuptials and convince Lucy that she was always meant to be his