"Open your eyes, Michelle." She gasped at the sight of the infinite night sky stretching all around her, full of more stars than she'd ever imagined. He'd thought of this. For her. It was so perfect, so romantic, it stole her breath. She smiled and curled her fingers around Ray's. When everything you love is on the line... The Isles of Scilly off the coast of England is remote, windswept and wild. It's the perfect place for Ray Powell to recuperate after the toughest Afghanistan mission the military contractor has ever run. Except instead of the peace and quiet he so desperately needs, he's faced with a beautiful American woman who instantly challenges his iron control. It's best to proceed with caution. Seeking her own safe haven, Michelle Cole is intrigued and flustered by the intensely compelling and irresistible man. As their cautious friendship slowly builds into simmering attraction, their hearts and souls are about to be broken open - if they'll allow it.