To escape a scandal, Gabrielle is forced to marry the man she loves – a man who is in love with another woman.
All her life, Gabrielle has been an afterthought, never someone's priority. Desperate to escape her stepmother's household, she makes a reckless plan… and ends up married to the wrong man.
Felix Hood has no experience with anything more than shallow relationships, but he's determined to do right by his new wife. Unfortunately, she blows hot and cold, confusing and frustrating him. When her behavior goes a step too far, he's forced to take her in hand and apply disciplinary measures.
Will his hard hand make or break their new marriage?