Matthias Laing has Toni Nevers assurance that shell marry him on Valentines Day—eleven long months away. The trouble is, Matthias cant rest easy, not after Tonis ex admits he made a mistake and wants her back. A man of action, Matthias isnt leaving his dream of having forever-and-a-day with Toni to chance.The ace up Matthias sleeve is Tonis five-year-old daughter, Jade, who has taken a shine to Matthias and wants him installed as her back-up daddy. With Jade and her small army of pets on his side, they roll out a plan to get Toni to marry him within six months. Will this enterprising pair—aided by Jades growing menagerie—be successful in their bid to have a summer wedding?