Ruth Bannion had never met anyone like Russian emigre choreographer Nickolai Davidov. Ruth was open, giving, but Nickolai's background had left him reserved, even wary, and his pride would not let him reveal his need for her.
Fear of rejection kept him from speaking the truth. That same fear sent her away to hide on the Connecticut coast. But when he came after her at last, there, was no more fear, no more wariness, only a lifetime of love that would never need to be hidden again.