Parris Simmons has spent the last ten years in hiding, fearful of her ex-husband's deadly threats and avoiding her ex-lover, Martin Cole. Forced to flee West Palm Beach because of another man's evil designs, Parris never forgot her passion-filled nights with Martin…or the precious gift he left her.
Now it's all over, and Martin has found Parris again. When he offers her the protection of his name, Parris agrees to marry him—and prays that the past can finally be laid to rest. Yet even as desire reignites old passions in Martin's sensual embrace, a dangerous, decade-old secret threatens to destroy all that Parris and Martin cherish most—and puts their newfound love to the most perilous test of all….