Three years ago, he destroyed her family.
He’s been wrestling with himself ever since. The war is over, but the battle has just begun.
Fay Morris’ life has taught her one thing: marry rich. Her plan is about to work until her family’s one enemy decides to play the hero.
Three years ago, soldier Garrick Hampton made a mistake. He’s done running, but when he returns to Aster Ridge, nothing is as he expected. From the now-grown Fay to the unfamiliar feeling of home that makes his chest ache.
When Fay’s brother goes missing in a winter storm, Garrick is glad to help and hopes for a sliver of forgiveness from Fay’s family. But Fay is no damsel, and she doesn’t need help from a greenhorn. When a stormy search for her brother means the lines between friends and enemies are blurred, and a fake marriage is required to keep them alive, will they learn what it is each of them really needs?