When city lawyer Grant McMurtrie is forced to return to his coastal hometown, he discovers that conservationists plan to carve up his family farm! So he furiously confronts the woman in charge — seal researcher Kate Dickson.
Used to half-truths after years of making empty city deals, he finds Kate's passion for her precious seals mystifying, but slowly begins to trust this courageous, woman. For the first time ever, Grant's heart is touched, and he wants to make a wholly personal contract. But will cautious Kate agree to his final clause — to be together forever?