Serena "Sally" Coale would rather submit to a loveless marriage than endure one more day under the tyrannical rule of her father. But the last person she expects to encounter on her elopement journey is Ben Hensley--a man who has every reason to hate her. A man she still loves with all her heart. Ben has spent two years trying to forget Sally and her cruel dismissal. He is determined to prove she no longer has power over him, but a passionate kiss evokes memories that were never truly forgotten. Can he forgive her for breaking his heart, before he loses her forever to another man?