Joanna doesn't know her husband's whereabouts. At eighteen she lost her family, but after she married Gabriel, a man from an affluent family, she felt happier that she'd dreamed she could... But on their first night, her hopes were violently shattered. Two years have passed since then and, tired of living her life waiting for him to come home, she has decided to divorce him. But things take a sudden turn with the untimely death of her father-in-law. In order to inherit his vast wealth, she must remain married to her husband for an unbearable year and a day more. When Gabriel finally shows up to the funeral, his kiss will pierce her ice-cold heart!