Immerse yourself in the discomfiture of five couples who are virtual strangers when they agree to wed for practical reasons. Emily marry Steven for the sake of his children. Regina s family has arranged for Diedrich to come from Germany as her groom. Chiquita is bartered in marriage to Eduardo to cover her father s debts. Pearl accepts Jason s hasty proposal to help him run his family s farm. Sarah Jane is forced to marry Painted Hands, a trail scout, for propriety s sake. Can romance develop despite awkward beginnings?