Rachel Maynard's resolution is to marry Nikos Athas.
Six years ago, he'd rejected Rachel—but now she's determined to have the satisfaction of making him want her. Newly beautiful, newly self-assured, Rachel's setting out to attract his attention. Then she meets his older brother, Stasio…and realizes that her feelings for Nikos were mere infatuation. She also realizes that real satisfaction comes not from vengeance but from love. Heart-deep, soul-deep love. Stasio asks her to marry him—so he can adopt a child. His sister's child. Rachel's in love with Stasio and even if he doesn't feel the same way about her, what can she say except yes?