To save her family home, impulsive bookshop owner, Alexa Maria McKenzie, casts a love spell, which conjures up an unexpected visitor - her best friend's older brother - the powerful man who once shattered her heart. Billionaire Nicholas Ryan doesn't believe in marriage, but in order to inherit his father's corporation, he needs a wife and needs one fast. When he discovers his sister's childhood friend is in dire financial straits, he's offers Alexa an interesting proposal...A marriage in name only - the rules? Avoid entanglement. Keep things businesslike. Do not fall in love. The arrangement is only for a year so the rules shouldn't be that hard to follow...Except fate has a way of upsetting the best-laid plans...