Having never forgotten his first and only love, John St. Crosling decides it is time to move on. It had been four full years since head last seen her, and she wasnat coming back. As this thought comes to mind, John once again searches for a new wife, knowing that no matter who his bride would be, he would never live the life he could have four years ago. But fate has a way of teasing such losses, as none other than his very soul mate returns to London. Not only is she unmarried, but she is more radiant than ever. As Emily seeks help in the shelter at St. Crosling House, she comes to find that John does not wish to continue their relationship as mere friends as she does. With his tender kisses and delicate touch, can she give in to his wishes that have haunted him for four years?