Rachel Rossano Tomas Dyrease,
Earl of Irvaine and the village of Wisenvale, owes his good fortune to his king
and the recent civil war. When his benefactor demands Tomas marry the cousin of
a noble, he obeys.
Solarius struggles to keep her village from starvation under the new Lord
Wisten, her cousin. The men rode off to war and never returned. The remaining
women and children face a dire winter if they do not find a solution soon. When
she learns her cousin sold her into marriage to save his life, she isn’t
surprised. However, she is taken aback by Lord Irvaine’s unpolished ways.