Melody Ross expected little from life--after all, that's what she'd always gotten. After her miserable childhood and disastrous teen marriage, a cozy apartment and simple jog would do nicely, thank you. Caution was key. Then magnificent David Halifax jogged into view, sporting a flawless cobination of brawn, brains and great expectations. his fierce determination to live life to the limit--and prompt Melody to do likewise--planted seedlings of hope in her heart. But then the rains came, eroding her budding confidence. Even with David's warming love, could she weather the hazards of sweet anticipation?