In the space of thirty minutes, Careen becomes Matthew Grayson's wife...and then his widow. How can she tell the family she's never met that her own cousin is responsible for their son's death? While she waits for the right moment to admit her cousin's guilt, a budding attraction grows between Careen and her new brother-in-law, Joshua. But this will only complicate matters, especially when the truth finally comes out. Joshua Grayson could never understand why his brother left the family ranch to wed, in secret, a woman he'd never met. And now Matthew is dead...killed just moments after taking his wedding vows. Joshua struggles with both resentment and a growing interest for his mysterious sister-in-law. He knows Careen is hiding something, but can he give love another chance or is he just setting up his heart for another break?