As a successful art dealer, Joanna Dillon knew how to identify a precious work of art, and she prided herself on her ability to outbid every other collector. At a quiet auction on a wintry night, one man dared to challenge her. With a flair that would have inspired the masters, Philippe Morceau topped Joanna"s bid and raised the stakes. Yet he offered a consolation prize more valuable than any work of art, more beautiful than any masterpiece. He offered a lifetime of tenderness and love.