She Had Nothing Left to Lose Except Her Heart . . . Seven pines was everything home heart and soul -- to Damask Downing but with a flip a of card her careless brother lost it all to a handsome gambler who arrived to claim the lovely old Louisiana plantation, and propose that Damask stay as his wife !
She had no choice Damask couldn't let her younger sister and all the slaves be thrown out into the streets . . . but she vowed only to be a wife in name only!