Once, Kate loved Gideon from afar, but her feelings were not returned. Gideon was married, and had the kind of family life that Kate knew she could never have. Distraught, she fled, determined never to return.Now, years later, Kate meets Gideon again. Life has changed them both–Kate is still tortured by her rootless upbringing, while Gideon is bringing up his two children alone. Kate craves to get close to him again, as he does to her. But that will mean finding the courage to confront her past…and find her future. Her reward could be fulfilling her lifelong wish: having a family to belong to….