As a young secretary, Ivy McKenzie had been hopelessly in love with tycoon Ryder Calaway. But their searing passion--and Ryder's cool rejection--sent innocent Ivy running. Now, five years later, Ryder's magnetic virility was just as daunting--and harder to escape.
Ryder always got what he wanted. Except Ivy. For years he'd waited and longed for her. Now she was free, and Ryder's patience was at an end. This time he would make her irrevocably his. With this second chance, could he convince Ivy that the best was yet to come?
The prolific author of more than one hundred books, Diana Palmer got her start as a newspaper reporter. A New York Times bestselling author and voted one of the top ten romance writers in America, she has a gift for telling the most sensual tales with charm and humor. Diana lives with her family in Cornelia, Georgia. Maureen Child is the author of more than 130 romance novels and novellas that routinely appear on bestseller lists and have won numerous awards, including the National Reader's Choice Award. A seven-time nominee for the prestigous RITA award from Romance Writers of America, one of her books was made into a CBS-TV movie called THE SOUL COLLECTER. Maureen recently moved from California to the mountains of Utah and is trying to get used to snow.