Bonnie Jean Harland and Carter Jackson MOody--their fiery teenage romance had ignited gossip in their small Alabama hometown. Youthful passion had led Carter to defy his powerful family and defend Bonnie Jean's reputation...until scandal exploded, transfroming his love into hate. Years had passed, but Carter couldn't forgive--or forget--the only woman he'd ever wanted.
Now she was back, determined to ignore the whispers that followed her still. Bonnie Jean knew Carter heard them--and that he watched her with hungry eyes. Once again she felt the primitive stirring his touch had long ago awakened. If only she could tell Carter what had really happened on that steamy night when their happiness had shattered but her bitter secret had to be kept at all cost