She didn't want to see him again -- not ever. But evading him required an explanation, and Kathleen Bolton didn't want to reveal that part of her past -- not to anyone.
Stephen West -- once heir apparent, now owner of the fabulous West Hotel chain -- what wicked fate had flung her into his arms? What reckless impulse had made her surrender? He had swept her off her feet, then accused her of fortune hunting. She had been a fool once--but never again! A successful businesswoman with a brilliant future, Kathy swore she would forget the tarnished past. But if circumstance brought them face-to-face, would her treacherous heart betray her, aching to believe that what had been so savagely broken could be mended -- with time and tenderness?