One long-ago night changed Dr. Tania Pulaski's life forever. Now the fourth-year resident depended on the frantic pace of the E.R. to keep her focused when those secret nightmares resurfaced. But hiding in the confines of the antiseptic hospital seemed impossible once Jesse Steele—a local hero more handsome than any living man ought to be—was wheeled into her trauma room. Though experience had taught Tania to keep men like Jesse at arm's length, his steamy kisses soon awakened the woman inside the shapeless scrubs. For the first time, Tania longed for someone special—but would the past ever release its grip on her?