Everyone knew Cord Donahue had embezzled the family fortune and fled, only to drown in the icy waters of Puget Sound. Numb with grief at Cord's betrayal, Alison Banning had wed his brother and borne a child. But three years later Alison was a widow--and Cord was back, in livid, living color!
Vengeance warred with desire in Cord's stormy eyes, and Alison longed to believe his declared innocence. But how could she ignore the bitter deceits of the past, the turmoil of the present, when doing so placed her daughter's , future--and her own heart--in jeopardy?