She is Paulina Winthrop, a headstrong young woman sworn to solve the mystery of her father's death. He is Brett McCallum, the jaded adventurer who escorts her across a rugged frontier, and into irresistible temptation. Their destinies collide in a rough-and-tumble frontier town in Alaska — the headstrong beauty sworn to solve the mystery of her father's death and the jaded adventurer who will lead her across uncharted territory . . . and into searing temptation.