To their respective families, Jack Wells and Amy Legend are outsiders.A free-spirited man-of-all-trades, Jack takes life as it comes—not atall like his supremely organized mother, the admiral’s widow, and hismethodical lawyer sister. Amy, a professional athlete with exquisitetaste and golden beauty, has a glamorous career a world apart from herbookish older siblings and college professor father.
When Jack’s mother marries Amy’s widowed father, they invite allthe children to spend the summer at the Legends’ retreat in northernMinnesota. They never imagine just how well Jack and Amy are goingto get along—as affection unexpectedly flares into a burning attractionthat threatens to damage already fragile familial bonds. Agreeing to denytheir desire until the vacation is over—caught between long-simmeringconflicts and clashing personalities—Jack and Amy find, nonetheless,that they are falling deeply in love. And passion this strong couldn’tpossibly wait until summer’s end . . . no matter what the consequences.