When Daphne Duvallon left her native New Orleans for New York, she vowed never to return. But a hasty visit for her brother's wedding becomes a rendezvous with destiny, leading her to Simon Hopkins - a renowned nature photographer with dark secrets of his own - and showing Daphne that she can never run away from the past. Award winning, bestselling Ciji Ware has sold over 1 million books. Original edition was on the LA Times bestsellers list and sold over 50,000 copies and is now available for the first time in over a decade. Ware is known for her historical accuracy and fascinating interweaving of real-life historical figures, especially powerful and forgotten women, with a complex and intriguing love story, giving readers both history and romance intertwined.