"It will never work," her friend warned
Helen winced at the frank assessment of her chances for romantic happiness. For she had loved Heath since childhood, and as she'd grown into a woman, her emotions had deepened and changed in ways she was only starting to understand.
Suddenly Helen wanted more than the warm affection Heath had always given her – she wanted the heat of his passion.
But Heath thought of her as a child – and when he finally saw her for the woman she was, he sent her away...