"Captain Walker Larson received the shock of his life when a beautiful stranger boldly walked into his office -- claiming to be his wife. His father may bought Lacy Larson for him in a wife lottery, but Walker had no desire for a bride -- even one as captivating as Lacy. So he promptly sent her back to Cedar Point. Nearly three years later, Lacy is shocked when Walker shows up on her doorstep -- ordered by the military to protect his wife from a killer. Lacy wants nothing to do with the gruff soldier who drove her away. But despite their different lifestyles and expectations, she finds herself wondering if their marriage was a far better gamble than either of them had imagined..."--Back cover.