Darcie Burrows always hoped that the man she lost years ago and assumed dead would come back somehow. She felt it deep in her bones that he was still out there somewhere trying to come home to her instead of dead as the military pronounced.
That hope began to fade when she loses their house and is forced to move. Thanks to a friend’s offer she can have a fresh start in a new state. At a welcoming barbeque she meets Daniel who is unlike any man she had ever met and awakens feelings in her she long thought dead. Is she even ready to date and start over? She had been waiting so long for Drew to come home she felt she missed her opportunity to have a family.
Daniel “Bear” Kingsley is a beast of a man who took one look at Darcie and every part of his body screamed mine. Darcie didn’t want to let go of the ghost of her first love but with gentle encouragement he shows her all she has been missing waiting for a man who would never come home to her.
Just as Darcie and Daniel start building a relationship they are dealt a devastating blow that could tear them apart. Darcie is shell shocked to discover the man she loved and lost years ago and assumed dead is in fact very much alive. Things are far from perfect from their first reunion. The man she knew is long gone. Will she stay and fight for her first love or let him go to be with Daniel who could be her true love?