He'd been to hell and back...
Volunteer medic Dr. Jim Gordon had been held hostage in Afghanistan. Now safely home in Maryland, he was still wounded in spirit.
Dory Barker was also one of the walking wounded. Her husband had departed after years of marriage, shattering her hopes and self-esteem. Raising a troubled teenage daughter and juggling two jobs gave Dory little time for a relationship--until Jim came along.
He and Dory were good together. But neither could conceal the fear uppermost in their minds--were they just two lonely souls desperately reaching out for each other?