36 Hours Serial As a devastating summer storm hits Grand Springs, Colorado, the next thirty-six hours will change the town and its residents forever…. Marriage by Contract Part 1 Nurse Bethany Kent fell in love with little baby Christopher–and dreamed of adopting him after his mother abandoned him. But in small town Grand Springs she needs a husband in order to adopt. Dr. Tony Petrocelli has a reputation for romance. In reality, he's tired of short-term relationships and intrigued by Bethany. And if he's going to get that promotion to head of Obstetrics, he needs a wife. A marriage of convenience can help them both. As long as Tony never learns Beth's secret, it's the perfect solution…. The story continues in Marriage by Contract Parts 2 and 3.