Brittany has been raising her brother and sister since her parents’ death eight years ago. When she gets notice she’s about to lose the only home she’s ever known, she’s at a loss for what to do. After talking to her oldest friend about her problem, she’s surprised by his offer of marriage. She’s loved him since they were very young, but she’s uncertain whether she’ll ever be able to trust him again.
Gideon McClain has loved Brittany for most of his life. After a botched attempt at romance when they were teenagers, he knows it’s time to make his move. When Brittany tells him about losing her house, he jumps at the chance to get her to agree to marry him. She looks at the marriage as a marriage of convenience. He looks at the marriage as forever. Will Gideon be able to convince Brittany that she can trust him romantically? Or will they spend their lives always needing more?