After a childhood spent moving from army base to army base, independent-minded Nettie Brooms is determined to secure a stable life–and never become involved with a military man. Then she meets incredibly handsome and charming Ashton Sinclair, a dedicated Colonel in the U.S. Marines, who’s intent on capturing her heart –no matter what it takes. Now, Nettie’s wondering how a man she swore she would avoid could so easily test her resolve . . . by igniting an irrestible passion she can’t walk away from.