Warren Temple is a man who is down on his luck. A debt his grandfather, then his father, owed is still hanging over his head causing him to seek a fortune through gambling. After spending time in a French prison over the debt, he plans to get his revenge against the man who put him there but finds out many of the things he had assumed simply weren't true. Money and a big house, lots of children and to be related to her best friend Danielle Wright, Miranda Miller thinks she knows all she wants in a perfect marriage. Young and beautiful she thinks it will be easy to obtain, but in an effort to save Danielle from the possibility of losing her husband she finds that love shows up in an unexpected place, shattering her plans for the future.