With Claire’s secret now cruelly exposed to Sam, she faces the prospect of both losing her love and having to tell her mother of her secret child. Will the love between her and Sam survive this latest catastrophe? Or will she lose much more than just Sam?
Reeling from the news of his son, Sam faces a tempest of emotions raging inside himself. He immediately goes in search of the boy and sets his men to task. Will he ever be able to forgive Claire her secret? Or will she be washed away from his heart by the torrent of anger?
Jules, Juliette and David cross into Mexico and toward the town of Durango, where they hope to find sanctuary. However, as each day passes, Juliette’s illness becomes more and more difficult for the father and son to deal with. Can Sam reach them before Juliette’s problems become too much? Or will they all become lost forever?
Paul returns home to North Dakota having told Sam. Feeling lost and remorseful, he finds himself in the barren town of Casselton where he grew up and always swore to get away from. Nevertheless, for all his dismay at the town, could Casselton actually be the very place to mend his broken heart?
Jenna escapes everything and heads to India, where she is instantly dumped into the center of a confusing and alien land. It is a relief when she finds the travel hardened Alex who offers to guide her through the eclectic world around her. Can Alex be the man she’s been looking for all this time? And will the Spanish writer help Jenna finally decide in which direction her life should be heading?
In this final book of the series, each character finds themselves facing multiple dilemmas, forcing them to make life altering decisions that in some instances will lead to tragic consequences, and in others to the freedom and solace of a life after love.