When Milly was young she married a man named Allan just so he could stay in the country. She did it without thinking, and yet 10 years later it comes back to hurt her.
She is ready to marry James, the man of her dreams, when she realizes that she can't because she never got divorced from allan.
It sounds like a wierd plot, but the book is good and full of drama. You meet MIlly's & James' family and each person is full of drama.