A novella called "Loving Leilah". Below is the plot.
As a little girl new to the United States, Leilah Haddad experienced few joys in life apart from the summer trips she took to her native Lebanon to see her Uncle Suleiman. Now she is a high flying official for the US State Department who will jeopardize everything that she has achieved in order to take a position in Crete that will give her the chance to search for clues to his disappearance. The assignment requires a married couple. So she hastily arranges a marriage to Ryan Wolchack, a shy and intense ex- Federal Agent, not knowing that he has pined for her since they first met. For Leilah Haddad, the marriage is an arrangement that will allow her to solve the disappearance of the man who was her last link to her homeland. For Ryan Wolchack, it is a chance to seduce, hold, and keep the woman of his dreams.