They'd been close for years, but suddenly Madeline hungered for John in a new way. When they finally touched, passion set their souls on fire… but their friendship turned to ashes. Now Madeline feared she was no more than a mistress to him. And John was tormented by desire for—and doubts about—Madeline's love. Yes, Madeline loved John. But would love sustain her as they made the sensual journey from friends to lovers?