From the author of Silken Dreams comes the romantic and hopeful story of a woman determined to enter a cloister, as she feels suffocated by the secrets of her past, until the only person she ever trusted, her childhood confidant, returns from fighting in the Civil War, matured and ready to make her his wife.
Daniel Crocker was once Susan Hurst’s dearest friend, the protector and champion of her childhood, and the one who sheltered her from lifelong fears and haunting memories. He is the only person she ever trusted.
But not even Daniel is aware of the shattering truth of Susan’s past that has driven her to take the veil and become a nun.
On the brink of entering a cloistered life forever, Susan’s ordered world falls into sweet disarray when Daniel rides back into town. But this is not the same boy she once knew. Now a tough lawman and a dangerous and viral stranger, he’s betrayed her in becoming a man.
Determined to have Susan for his wife, Daniel slowly awakens her passions and unlocks the secrets of her soul. But as they welcome a glorious future together, their happiness is cruelly disrupted, and only the most courageous love can save the promise of tomorrow.
“Lisa Bingham’s beautiful tale of a childhood love that grows into an adult passion…will appeal to anyone looking for a romance that is not only brimming with delightful characters and sweet love, but also deep with meaning.” – Romantic Times
Lisa Bingham is the bestselling author of more than thirty historical and contemporary romantic novels. Some of her works include the Sweet St. Charles series, the Taggart Brothers series, and the Wild Pedigrue series.