They were complete strangers searching for the same thing ? solitude. But thanks to a matchmaking friend, Deirdre Joyce and Neil Hersey found themselves stranded on an island off the coast of Maine. Forced to coexist, they discovered there was no escaping the inevitable ?irresistible attraction. The idea of living alone again was unimaginable, and so a marriage of ?convenience? seemed like the perfect solution ? he would run her family?s company and she would pursue her career. But could their feelings survive the forces of the outside world?