He seeks the truth of his past. She wants him in spite of everything. Will their chance at love be over before it has the opportunity to begin?
Owen Chandler is intrigued by his new bartender. After a wedding, too much alcohol, and a storm lead to the perfect opening to get to know the mysterious woman with the beautiful smile, a night of passion turns into something that will give him answers he may not be ready for.
With a father willing to do everything he can to keep his daughter from knowing the truth, to a man who wants to protect his best friend even if it includes marrying her, Ramona Dorokhova’s life has never truly been hers. When one night leads to another, she can’t help but hope for something more with the man she thought she’d marry her whole life.
But secrets, lies, and a history neither of them knew anything about lead both in directions that might keep them apart forever.
Note: reading Mate: The Complete Serial first is recommended.