The much-loved daughter of a good family, Romayne Ransom led a sheltered life. Then, one tragic day, her world came crashing down around her. And it was all handsome Evan Sherwood’s fault, for he was the one who had come out of nowhere and accused her brother and father for committing horrible crimes! And now—now that Romayne’s brother has run away and her father has suffered a serious stroke—Evan Sherwood wants to be her friend and help her! Why can’t he just leave her alone? That’s what Romayne wants… or is it?