Toni forced herself to face the truth. Either Julian would marry the nice woman she detested, or he'd go off for years on an overseas assignment.
Toni had been a girl when she'd first declared her love for Julian -- too young to handle her emotions. Now she was a woman and it was too late.
Well, she would survive. But Julian would take a part of her with him and she would never be entirely whole again!
Hero: Julian Everard
Heroine: Antonia "Toni" Everard