Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist. She is best known for the novel "Little Women," (1868), loosely based on her childhood experiences with her three sisters.--This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
She finds that "Prince" Charlie has a drinking problem, and has also fallen in love with her. Meanwhile, pressured to respond to his advances, she tries desperately to cure him of his habit.
On the other hand, Archie has fallen deeply in love with Phebe, and she with him. The majority of the Campbell family do not approve. (Rose, of course, supports them staunchly, as does Mac.)
Then, of course, Rose finds another of her cousins is in love with her, and she is not, to her distress, completely immune to him...