To escape her tragic past, beautiful Lara Grant fled to the majestic splendor of Alaska. The vast wilderness offered her the solace she so desperately craved--until one stormy night, an injured bear cub forced her to allow sexy ranger Cole MacInnes into her life.
Cole had become used to his solitary ways--then he met Lara. But before he could claim the lonely woman, he had to heal her wounded heart. He needed to persuade her to reach out and learn to trust again.... Slowly, his tender caresses and sizzling kisses turned Lara's pain into passion.
But desire alone wasn't enough for Cole--he wanted it all. Could his healing touch break through Lara's barriers and waken her heart ... to love?