Retreating to the country after an injury robs him of his musical ability, Valentine Windham discovers, with the help of an impoverished young widow, that he can be loved for himself, not just his music.
Nothing can replace a terrible loss…
Gifted pianist Valentine Windham, youngest son of the Duke of Moreland, pours all his passion into his music. But when injury prevents him from playing the piano, he flees to the country, alone and tormented by what he has lost.
Except a new beginning…
Ellen Markham has hidden herself away, looking for safety in solitude. Her curious new neighbor offers a kindred lonely soul whose desperation is matched only by his desire, but Ellen’s devastating secret could destroy them both.
Together they’ll find there’s no rescue from the past, but a new future may be worth the cost…