SHE HAD WALKED AWAY FROM A FORTUNE -- AND NOW IT WALKED BACK INTO HER LIFE.
Mara Worthington left everything she had grown up with -- humiliation from a domineering father, grief over her dead brother, and the family fortune.
Now a strange clause in her father's will kept that fortune just barely out of her grasp: She had to marry immediately, or watch Worthington Brass disappear into the hands of strangers.
One man was offering marriage -- Eric Shelby, Mara's father had stolen the business away from Eric's father. This was his chance to settle an old score.
The marriage solved every problem but one: Where was love?