The dramatic story of extraordinary men and women who find the strength to step out of the shadow of the past and into the light of a passionate future. Irrevocably linked by ambition and passion, held apart by the sins of the fathers, together three couples forge new lives in a riveting journey of freedom and fulfillment.
Money, power, influence--Leo von Hessler had inherited it all from his manipulative, empire-building father. But just how much of his business had been built at the expense of others' shattered hopes and dreams? Only a visit to a once phenomenally successful English company, Carey Chemicals, could answer Leo's questions.
Ambitious, relentless, driven--Saul Jardine, corporate raider, knew just when to close in on ailing companies. Respected and feared in the business world, Saul had pursued his career single-mindedly, to the detriment of love and family. His life at a crossroads, he was now set to carry out one last transaction: moving in on Carey's--a company ripe for takeover.
Sensitive, intense, determined--Davina James had been forced to suppress her warmth and sensuality, first by her domineering father and then by her womanizing husband. Now, a beautiful widow, she had stopped yearning for love, turning her energies instead into confronting the business giants who sought to take her inheritance--Carey's--away from her. A confrontation which was to have unexpected and far-reaching consequences....