–MARY JO PUTNEY
From the Paperback edition.
From the Inside Flap
Born and raised on an island off the shores of South Carolina, Aurora Jenkins isnt about to let her homes rural beauty and delicate ecology fall victim to over-development. Her life takes an unexpected turn, though, when she meets Clay McCloud. No one has ever affected her so deeply. But their views on the islands future dont mesh, and Aurora will have to win him to her side if she is to have any chance of protecting her home . . . because she knows its already too late to protect her heart.
Clay McCloud was hiding out on the serene little island, enjoying some richly deserved down time. He wasnt looking for a fight or trouble or even a knockout redheadbut that is exactly what he got with Aurora, a woman who is all contradiction: part business mogul and part goddess. Her beauty and the attraction he feels for her are undeniable. And though he has certain rules about women like Aurora, leave it to a bad boy like Clay to decide that rules are meant to be broken. . . .