Stunningly successful actress Diamond Swain needs a peaceful place to hide out from the news-hungry press, a place like Whispering Pines. And yet from the moment she arrives at the remote Texas ranch, Diamond finds herself at odds with its rugged owner Jake Madaris — a man who challenges her to care about more than making it to the top.
Jake doesn’t have time to babysit some Hollywood starlet, until he comes face-to-face with beautiful, caring Diamond and is drawn into a whirlwind secret romance. But is what he shares with her strong enough to overcome the world’s prying eyes? Together, Jake and Diamond must discover what’s truly important . . . if they’re to claim a love that lasts a lifetime.
WINNER OF EMMA AWARD FOR MOST FAVORITE ROMANCE OF 2000
WINNER OF ROMANCE IN COLOR MAGAZINE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2000
WINNER OF EMMA AWARD FOR ALL – NIGHTER BOOK 2000
WINNER OF EMMA AWARD FOR FAVORITE HERO OF 2000 – JAKE MADARIS