Could she accept his love and her own misplaced destiny?
Carla didn't recognize him at first--after fifteen years, Brigg Carlyle had changed. But the atmosphere at the Shelbyville reunion catapulted Carla into the past; and she found herself responding to Brigg as though he were still her best friend's obnoxious older brother.
Brigg didn't like that And after the reunion, in Chicago, Brigg made Carla realize that the fireworks that still erupted between them were now the result of adult emotions, not youthful high spirits. Brigg loved her. He'd always loved her. But Brigg was no longer the familiar boy of Carla's past--he was a man, and a stranger.