Alone. Unwanted. Unloved. Amy Fraser is not unaccustomed to being alone, but the death of her beloved sister leaves Amy reeling as she struggles to come to grips with her grief. How could she possibly fulfill her sister’s deathbed promise to watch over her brother-in-law? Eager to obey his beloved wife’s last wish—to watch over Amy—James is not about to kick her out. But Amy is desperately in need of some discipline and guidance. Though James is quick to put the willful Amy over his knee and correct her defiant behavior, neither is prepared for the affectionate intimacy that blossoms between them. Or the lustful turn that their intimacy soon takes. Can devotion replace protection and foster love, or will their promises break in the face of adversity?