Sandra Rutledge is a woman who has never taken risks. Until, one fateful night in the secluded mountains of pennsylvania, she stumbles upon a fortune in diamonds. Even more shocking is the man who is carrying those diamonds: handsome, celebrated Senator Wyatt Randolph. A government conspiracy has sent him deep into hiding... and deeper still into the inviting safety of Sandra's tender embrace...Soon a single night of passion turns two strangers into lovers. But even as Wyatt awakens Sandra's most intimate desires, he dares to hide one more secret. For it wasn't fate that has brought them together. Now, Wyatt alone holds the key to a mystery in Sandra's past as well-a mystery that binds them irrestibly, irrevocably together in fear...and in love.