Dr. Joe Faraday is a man who keeps his heart well hidden. Well, Nurse Vicky Lawrence has a secret, too—her feelings for this tender man contributed to the recent breakdown of her engagement. Vicky knows Joe wants her, but every time she gets close, he withdraws. She senses that some emotional trauma is holding him back, but what? They are living on tenterhooks, and Vicky wonders if anything can ever tip Joe into her arms.… And then her safety is threatened….
Several years ago Josie Metcalfe had a blood transfusion during an operation and went into anaphylactic shock. Afterwards, she discovered that she could no longer read. When her husband came home with a bag full of Mills & Boons it took a solid month of blood, sweat, and tears to finish reading the first one, but by the time she was fit to work again she had read them all and was hooked. Then her husband nudged her into action by daring her to write them, too! And the rest is history!