Kori Masters is shy and not one to do anything spontaneous. But Lucas Jackson changes all of that. From the moment Kori meets Lucas, she’s prepared to defy all odds to be with him. The problem with that is, Lucas is in the Marines and gets deployed for his second tour in Iraq just after they meet.
Lucas is amazed when he meets Kori. She’s everything he’s ever wanted in a woman, but there’s two things wrong. One, she’s his best friend’s sister and two, she’s young. But he can’t seem to get her out of his mind, so he must take a chance.
Their relationship is like a whirlwind as they communicate through emails, short calls and letters. When he comes home, they marry. Then he’s gone again on another tour, but he makes her promise that if anything goes wrong, she’s to be a strong marine wife. He knows that this tour is different, and he may not return to his young wife. Their life is about to change in the worst way. The way she handles the news is pivotal. Love can make you stronger than you think you are. It can also make you hold out for a miracle.