Hannah Maitland congratulated herself. 'There's no man in my life...no love to whom I'm committed. Not now, not in the past and not in the future.'
A bleak picture for most women - but for career-minded Hannah it was satisfying. She thought she knew exactly what she wanted out of life, and men, even attractive ones like Silas Jeffreys, didn't rate very high on her list. It was a situation that Silas was determined to remedy as fast as he could!