Suzanna Calhoun and her sisters simply HAD to find the priceless emeralds hidden somewhere in their ancestral home. The jewels were the key to the deadly mystery that had threatened them for so long. And for Suzanna they were something more – her link to a man whose past was tangled with hers in ways she was only beginning to understand.
Holt Bradford had loved Suzanna for more years than he cared to remember, loved the laughing girl she’d been and the gentle, fragile woman she’d become. He’d never once told her what was in his heart, but now he had no choice…He had to protect her from the shadows swirling around her, and he had to make her his at last….