Jaime is away at healer’s academy when he hears that his father has fallen ill. Against the advice of his advisors Jaime rushes home. He quickly learns two things upon arrival; his father has passed and they were badly in debt from sending Jaime to school. All their possessions are being sold off, including Jaime himself.
Thanks to a storm the pirates taking Jaime away must harbor their ship for repairs and the slaves are rescued. Jaime has no inkling of where he might be or the people he’s now surrounded by. He given a job in the kitchens and keeps his head low. He’s seen what humanity can do and trusts no one.
After an accidental healing of a burn Jaime gave the Captain of the guard Jaime runs. He’s scared that they’ll send him back with the pirates or worse.
Quickly Jaime learns that he’s in a safe place and has caught the eye of the youngest prince.
From here Jaime must decide if he wants to stay or go back home.
Jack and Caden have been together 4 years, engaged one. Jack has been so focused on getting a promotion at work everything else has slipped aside; including Caden. The more Jack works the more irritated he gets at all the little things that he used to love about his fiancee. On his way home after an impromptu party at the office Jack stops by a Christmas store to get the required Christmas Eve gift, another tradition that he seems to loathe this year. He picks a beautiful antique clock.
The clock is no ordinary clock, and Jack is warned of this. Only he’s too busy to care and pay attention. Once he gets home he unleashes his unhappiness and anger onto Caden and gets to spend the night on the couch. Right before he falls asleep he makes a wish.
When Jack awakens he’s no longer in the house him and Caden own but laying in a nice bed, in a luxurious condo, next to Logan; his once co-worker and now personal assistant. Yet he’s left with his memories of Caden. Jack now has 24 days to find, and win over, the heart of Caden once again to be free from this curse, but does he want to? He finally has all the material things he’s desired. Does he really need Caden to make his life full?