Katarine Van Der Kline is an independent young woman with a promising modeling career in her father?s advertising agency. But a fatal accident one Sunday afternoon kills her parents, leaving Katarine alone to mourn for her unexpected loss.Short on money to cover the funeral expenses, Katarine was forced to sell her home. Her inheritance, a trust fund, wouldn?t mature until she was twenty-five or married, and having witnessed too much male manipulation, marriage was not an option for young Katarine.With no visible means of support, the court orders Katarine to live with relatives in Southern Florida. Aunt Lillith and her uncle, Reverend Peter Steadman, maintain a much more humble existence than Katarine had ever known, and it would involve a complete and total lifestyle change for this budding young businesswoman.Resenting the long journey to her new home, Katarine hurries to change planes in Chicago. But a chance meeting with a tall, dark and gorgeous man sparks a mutual attraction that captures her heart. Their brief encounter was the last she sees of this stranger?or, is it? Get ready for some twists and turns as this romance novel tests the patience of a young woman who is just trying out her wings.