He'd proposed -- a marriage of convenience! Dr. Rijk van Taak ter Wijsma hadn't gone down on bended knee, nor had there been fireworks when he'd kissed her cheek, but then, Sophie had decided long ago that romance wasn't for her. She'd experienced the bitterness of a love gone wrong and was now quite content to consider a comfortable relationship.
After all, Sophie and Rijk were becoming the best of friends. Their marriage would be a partnership that would offer contentment and a quiet happiness. They'd be spared the ups and downs of passion. But would such a marriage also offer solace to Sophie's awakened heart?