"Rand could say what he liked; instinct told Karen he would like. She knew. For all his resolve, for all his determination, he wanted her. At the same time, he hesitated. The hardness of his will and years of self-control warred with his desires..."
If you are a Debbie Macomber fan you will enjoy this book by her written earlier in her career. It may not be as well written as her books that are published in more recent years but still worth the time it takes to read.