Catherine Davis is a thief. She learned long ago that emotional ties clench around the heart like a fist. No one walks away from love unwounded. So Catherine leads her life on the emotional periphery, taking money from people who’ll never miss it, never getting close enough to care. She slips from one life to another like a ghost, escaping one identity and assuming another, never leaving a trace. But sexy TV producer, Ryan Hollister, catches her at her game, he ends up demanding the ultimate forfeit. She must marry him and leave her thieving, coping strategy behind. Ryan helps her face the grief and distress in her past.