To talented film editor Anna Markham, marriage was a trap she'd escaped once and was determined not to fall into again. Never would she sacrifice her talent, her career opportunities, to be any man's sweet little plaything. Then she met novelist Ben Heron: gentle, loving, compassionate, he was everything Anna wanted and needed. Yet Ben, too, had been burned before, and he'd sworn not to get involved with any woman whose career came before everything and everyone else. Anna and Ben--a passionate attraction drew them to each other, but was the rapture they found together strong enough to overcome the many obstacles to their love?