Three couples, three very different relationships.
Can a case of mistaken identity be the beginning of something new? Jessica is surprised when her boyfriend agrees to go with her to a Halloween party, as partying is not really his thing. And she’s even more surprised when he joins her alone in a dark room for an unusually passionate encounter. No sooner does she murmur his name, than he disappears. When Jessica realizes that the man who stirred new and exciting feelings is not her boyfriend at all, she is torn between her feelings for her sweet and decent boyfriend and the passionate stranger she will likely never see again. She’s even more confused when the stranger sends flowers and an apology and then reveals himself as the new editor of the magazine where she works! This story takes Jessica through the ups and downs of a unique relationship as the new couple navigate the waters of the work environment, disappointments and delays, and a troubling mystery from the past. Will the past help solve a series of present-day crimes? Will she find the love and passion she wants and needs or continue to settle for less?
Donna has just met the perfect man! A few days later, she is disheartened to learn that he is the boyfriend of her co-worker and friend, Jessica. But Eric has broken up with Jessica to be with her. Can she pursue this new relationship now that she knows who he really is? Jessica gives the new couple her blessing, but what will happen when Eric discovers Donna's secret desires?
Carol is a widow. She's raised a daughter and lost the love of her life, a firefighter, who died in the line of duty. Now, his boss, Chief Henderson, is interested in her. He, too, has lost a spouse. Is it time to move on? Can she find love a second time? Will she find it with this man, whom she has known for years?
Publisher's Note: This sweet romantic mystery contains a light theme of power exchange.