Light shelf wear with spine creases and a small tilt. Pages and inside covers yellowed due to age. pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1977. ISBN: 0449235483. A proud and glorious family history was her legacy. Matilda Duncastle would do anything to protect it. And that included marrying nouveau-riche banker Joshua Webb. He was the Duncastles' last hope to preserve their home and honor. Matilda and Joshua agreed on just one thing. Having children. Matilda wanted sons to carry on the Duncastle military tradition. Joshua wanted sons to go into his thriving business. But the new generation had more than conflicting destinies planned for them. They would have to cope with unbridled ambition, the peculiar family madness, and scandals that touched all their lives.