||"The hours that Sami Argyle spent in the arms of Italian stranger Ric Degenoli were the most amazing of her life. Until tragedy ripped him from her embrace, leaving her grieving and expecting his child. Ric is thrilled to discover he's a father-the perfect Christmas present! But he has news for Sami, too: he's now a Count...and locked into a convenient, loveless engagement. Against the odds, can Sami and Ric become a family-in time for Christmas?"--P.  of cover.