Claudia Ramsay first met Mr. Thomas Tait-Bullen when he was asked to discuss the health of her great-uncle, Colonel Ramsay. Claudia wasn't at all sure what she thought of the eminent surgeon - and she was astonished when, after the Colonel's death, Thomas unexpectedly proposed! Claudia longed to accept, but was friendship alone a strong enough basis for marriage? It took a delightful Christmas with Thomas's family for Claudia to realize she loved her new husband. Now she had to find a way to persuade Thomas to love her . . .