After four long years, Mara Wilcox had finally come to accept that her lover, Shane Kennedy, had been tragically killed in Northern Ireland. But now, inexplicably, he was back -- as handsome, arrogant and sensual as ever -- and he was mad as hell with Mara. Furious and disappointed that she hadn't cared enough to wait for him while he had been in the hospital, recovering from a horrific terrorist bombing. But was Shane's blood boiling just from anger . . .or was it their long-denied passion that made it race?