He didn't want company. He wanted whisky. He wanted to forget. A life of adventure and intrigue has left Trace O'Hurley bitter and world-weary. Gillian Fitzpatrick knows Trace only by name and reputation and he's the only man who can help her. He's the black sheep - beyond redemption. But in the innocent arms of damsel-in-distress Gillian, Trace finds himself longing for the life - and family - he left behind. New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts brings you the remarkable O'Hurley Family.