Carroll Laker knows she's found the marrying kind in Alan Smith. The pediatrician is everything a woman could want in a husband; he's kind, dependable, patient. Maybe too patient: even though they spend Saturday mornings house-hunting, they've yet to spend a night in bed together. And suddenly Carroll starts fantasizing about what it would be like to be wildly, wantonly, passionately in love…
Alan has wanted to marry Carroll since the moment he met her. When he senses he's on the verge of losing her, he decides it's time to loosen up. If Carroll needs excitement and seduction, that's exactly what he'll give her. From orchids and exotic foods to midnight canoe rides and dancing till dawn, Alan will do anything to sweep Carroll off her feet and into his bed.
At first, Carroll is delighted by the romantic gestures. But she can't help wondering: Will the new Alan love her forever the way the old Alan would have?