Unrequited love...the heroine has loved the hero since 7th grade even though he married her best friend. Now a widower who needs a wife to protect his young son from greedy grandparents he marries her. After 11 months of living like roommates she believes he regrets the marriage and offers him a divorce.
When Reece Waverly became a widower with an infant son to care for, he turned to Leah Gray. They had a strong friendship and he knew she'd make the perfect wife and mother. It was a convenient marriage only Reece had no idea Leah had been secretly in love with him for years.
Leah convinced herself she could live with this arrangement, for the baby's sake. But after a year she's forced to admit that she'd hoped to become Reece's wife in more than name only. On the verge of leaving, Leah is stunned when Reece declares it's time he claimed her as his bride for real!