SLEEPING WITH HER BEST FRIEND… Sweet-yet-hard-nosed lingerie store owner Marisa Donato wanted a baby in the worst way, but falling in love with a potential father candidate was not an option. So, Marisa wondered, should she hit up a sperm bank…or go about making a baby the old-fashioned way? Enter Marisa's best friend, Jake, whose looks and charm weakened her knees…and her resistance. Man-about-town Jake Carmichael lusted after his gal pal, but didn't feel worthy of true love and family. While he volunteered his services as father of her child, in his heart he hoped to be her forever lover. But when passions grew hot, could Marisa and Jake handle a love that broke all the rules…?