When Ellena's carefree sister, Justine, and her lover, Kit, go missing after an avalanche, Ellena takes care of their child. Until she gets tangled up in a custody battle with Kit's brother Gideon, who threatens her right to raise the baby. So she agrees to go through with a fake marriage to Gideon, who is as determined to raise the baby as she is. By marrying, they can make themselves more attractive candidates for adopting the baby. But in order not to raise any suspicions, they have to maintain a minimum level of intimacy, and Ellena finds herself unexpectedly falling for this incredibly gorgeous man!