When her husband of less than a year is reported MIA, Sabrina Jones is left alone to deal with the pain of losing her husband. Determined to make a go of her life in the health care field, Sabrina buries herself in her workas a physical therapist assistant,even taking on extra work with private clients.Little does she know that accepting a private client from the head of orthopedics will change her life forever.
Six years ago, Michael lost his twin brother in a horrific automobile accident. Since then, he has stepped in and assumed the male role in the life of his young niece and his sister-in-law. But now he feels it’s time to take back his life and start living again as a single man. He has his eyes on a young physical therapist assistant in his department, Sabrina Jones.
After trying different approaches with no success, he develops a brilliant plan, which works only too well. Now Michael has to work on bringing Sabrina around to his way of thinking. But before he can convince her, he has to first deal with the commitment he’s made to his deceased brother. Only then will he be free to pursue his heart’s desire—Sabrina Jones.
When Elizabeth inherits an unexpected windfall from her great-aunt, she’s determined to either reject it or donate it to charity. She’s a simple young woman, living a modest life. She doesn’t need the attention that comes with being an heiress, but against her better judgement, she accepts the inheritance. Now, suddenly, relatives are coming out of the woodwork claiming to have known her when she was little. To escape the hoard of cousins, she flees to Alaska and purchases a homestead in Barrow, where her great-aunt spent the last forty years of her life.
Elizabeth is finally rid of her grasping,needy cousins and is looking forward to settling down in the peace and quiet of Barrow. Buther peace is challenged beyond reason by her neighbor, the dark and dangerouslyhandsome RohanPrice.
Wealthy in his own right, Rohan was tired of society’s restrictionsin the Lower 48 and has returned to his roots, his family homestead in Barrow, Alaska. There he’s in tune with nature, at home with the wild life that made Alaska their home. He doesn’t expect anything to interrupt his peaceful life until the delectable Elizabeth moves onto the neighboring property. Sheis constantly demanding his help, and in the beginning,his intentions are pure, as he recognizes Elizabeth as a strong-willed, passionate woman. But it goes against the grain to not do what neighbors do in Alaska, help each other.
That’s all well and good until they become stranded together onecold long winter in Barrow—sixty-seven days of darkness. Their close proximity in continuous darknessforces them to acknowledge the desire that has been growing between from day one.Rohan is determined to convince Elizabeth in the language of his ancestors that they are destined to be together.
Lelia Everchild had a tough upbringing. From the age of five, which is as far back as she can remember, she’s had to compete for her father’s attentionwith her mother and her older half-sister, whom her mother is always trying to get her father to side with overLelia.
It’s been a sad, lonely life for Lelia, who has spent most of her free time sitting on a rock in the river next to her home talking to God.She talks to God a lot. He’s the only one besides her father she feels she can talk to.
When her father dies suddenly, she becomes a victim to her mother’s uncontrollable anger and vindictive actions. The only thing that saves Lelia is her firm belief that her father loved her unconditionally and he is watching over her, even now.
In the end, it becomes too much for Lelia to handle. She has to make a decision if she’s to find any peace in this life. Lelia now has to rely on herself and hope the loving memory of her father can support her in the difficult decision she’s about to make. Will she succeed without her father in her questfor peace?
When tough-as-they-come Joe Cariello appears on her doorstep claiming he used to know her grandfather, Cassie Sorrento is skeptical. To begin with, her grandfather was twice, if not three times, Joe’s age. Second, Joe appears to be a drifter, going where the wind blows him, and third, he’s too damn ruggedly good looking for her peace of mind.
Joe thinks he’s hit pay dirt when he first sees Cassie standing in the doorway of his old friend’s cabin. He has no idea his friend has been murdered and he’ll be viewed as the most likely suspect. He’s a drifter, not a killer. Now he’s determined to find out what happened to his old friend, and if it means he has to work alongside Cassie, he’ll welcome it. Now he’s wondering, are his drifting days over, and more importantly, can he convince Cassie that they are? Joe realizes he’ll give up drifting in a lickety-split if he can have Cassie just for one night.
Sebastian Mills never imagines that his sweet, young bride, Rebecca, is anything other than what she’s presented to him. They dated for six months before they decided to tie the knot. It was a beautiful ceremony, surrounded by friends and family. At the wedding dinner, he caught little snippets of conversation, but it would cease as soon as he came too close. He had no idea what his guests were talking about, but it appeared to be about his new bride. He paid them no mind and left for his honeymoon. But the night of the honeymoon, his sweet young wife disappeared into the night.
Sebastian has refused to divorce her. The way she left, taking all her valuables with her, told him she had it all planned. He felt used and abused. It has taken him years to get rid of the stigma and the bitter taste her hasty departure has left in his mouth. He knows she’s out there and it’s only a matter of time before he finds her. When he does, he’s determined to get his revenge on her. He wants his pound of flesh. She almost destroyed him when she walked out of their hotel suite and never returned.
Now five years later, still reeling from her betrayal and enraged by her deceitful nature, he runs into her while on a job, only now she’s no longer the sweet young woman he married. This woman insists, most vehemently, that she was running for her life when she’d fled on their wedding night.
Trying to get at the truth, which he’s convinced lies somewhere in the middle, reawaken their explosive passion… and now, it burns hotter than ever. But with five years of separation between them, Sebastian and Rebecca must trust each other in order to get to the root of the matter. Can they do this and still maintain the passion and love they once shared?