Jeremy Marsh had always vowed he'd never do certain things: leave New York City, give his heart away again after barely surviving one failed marriage and, most of all, become a parent.
Now Jeremy is living in the tiny town of Bone Creek, North Carolina, married to Lexie Darnell, the love of his life, and anticipating the birth of their daughter. But just as his life seems to be settling into a blissful pattern, an unsettling and mysterious message re-opens old wounds and sets off a chain of events that will change the course of this young couples marriage...
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Doris had turned serious again. "You're not the only one who has to make a sacrifice when it comes to being a couple. You think you're getting the short end of the stick? Men have to make sacrifices, too. Correct me if I'm wrong, but do you want Jeremy to hold your hand and snuggle as you watch a movie,you want him to share his feelings and listen, you want him to spend time with your daughter and earn enough not only to buy but renovate the house..."
"A man promises to do the things to keep you happy in the hopes that you, too, will do the things that keep him happy"