A young woman escaping her family, a lonely billionaire looking for a bride, and dreams waiting to come true. Louis is a successful yet frustrated man, with everything one could want except the woman of his dreams... His impossible standards limit him from finding love among friends, acquaintances and friends of friends. He wants a woman of a particular grace and beauty. He wants someone who will serve his needs exactly as he requires. He wants to be the strong man of the house. A friend’s chance encounter with love helps him find a way to secure his ideal wife. He follows the course of destiny as he tries to win her.
He spurns convention in an effort to have his cake and eat it too. The love of his life, in turn, must face some hurdles of her own—including Louis himself. Esther is much younger than Louis, but strong. She wants to escape her dominant father by responding to a mail order bride ad. But she also seeks love and adventure. Together, as well as apart, they meander through the interruptions that life brings them.
One thing they both want is a family to call their own. Their relationship is tested as they try to build something that will last. Soon, they doubt whether they were ever meant for each other. Will their love last? NOTE: This book includes bonus stories. AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is an 8,000-word stand-alone story with an HEA, so no cliff-hangers.