After twelve painful years Kim Trent finally accepted the truth: Brian was dead. A widow with twin sons, she rejoiced in Keith Norman's love. They agreed to live together, to move toward marriage in steps... until Brian returned from the dead, a POW determined to reclaim the wife, family, and life he'd nearly lost. He was devastating --and dangerous. The old magic was still there, stronger, more complex than before. But who was this stranger, her husband, who demanded she choose between him and Keith? Kim was confused, angry. And how could she play for time with a man who couldn't be kept on hold?