At 19, Claire’s mother has abandoned the family, emptied all the accounts and left her stepfather to raise her younger brothers and her by himself. Destitute, her stepfather makes a deal with his very wealthy boss, Owen Lawford. Owen will give him enough money to live comfortably with his sons for the rest of his life if he persuades Claire to marry him.
If Claire consents, her family, her little brothers will be taken care of, and Owen has promised to take care of her.
Reluctantly, innocent Claire agrees to marry 44-year-old Owen for the sake of her family learns to submit to his constant need to use her for his sexual gratification and his plans to get her pregnant as soon as possible. But what starts out badly, doesn’t always end up that way. As Owen falls for his young bride- he woos her relentlessly and convinces her to give their marriage a real chance.