Wife for a year! A recent accident has left Alexa Gifford homeless, jobless and manless, with a rather scruffy dog to support! Her situation looks pretty desperate until her longtime friend Stefan Blake offers her a new position.as his wife! In order to adopt his six-year-old niece, Jessica, Stefan needs to convince the authorities that he can provide a stable home. He hasn't got time to find the woman of his dreams; Alexa will just have to do. After all, he only needs a temporary wife. Unfortunately, Stefan reckons without two things: little orphan Jessica falling in love with her instant mother, and his new bride falling in love with him!