From the Inside Flap
When her younger sisters die in an accident, Emmalyne Knox is forever changed. According to family tradition, the youngest daughter remains single to care for her parents--and Emmalyne is now that daughter. In a desire to honor her parents, she accepts her father's decree and gives up her plans to marry Tavin MacLachlan.
Years later, Emmalyne's path crosses Tavin's yet again. But her circumstances have not changed...she is bound to her parents. And Tavin's return home leaves him unprepared for the difficulties of his own family's private struggles. Neither one, however, can deny that the feelings between them are as strong as ever. Can love truly heal all wounds?
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From the Back Cover
Emmalyne Knox has always loved Tavin MacLachlan. But when tragedy strikes her family, Emmalyne's father declares she can no longer marry. Despite Tavin's pleas to defy the decision, Emmalyne refuses. In her act of obedience, she gives up the future she'd always dreamed of.
When Emmalyne's father returns to the quarry business years later, Tavin and Emmalyne meet again. And though circumstances have changed in both of their lives, they cannot deny the feelings that still exist. Can Emmalyne find a way to heal the decade-long wound that has fractured the two families...and change the hearts of those who stand in the way of true love?