The company her family runs is at an impasse, so Paige, for the sake of her family, has decided to marry Nicholas, a wealthy man. He's an older man who makes a brilliant impression and kisses ever so gently. Although theirs would be a marriage of convenience, she is sure she can grow to love him. And that he will love her back… Everything proceeds at an astonishingly rapid pace, and soon she greets him as his bride. But Nicholas didn't appear on their first married night together and their marriage quickly collapsed. Then, after a year of living separately, Paige was hit by a storm on an island trip and suddenly reunited with her husband. She'd fallen into a trap!