A New York Times Bestseller -- In the space of a few months Vanessa buried her husband and gave birth to their son -- breaking her heart while filling it with a whole new kind of love. But the one man she longs to share this love with now acts as if she doesn't exist. Paul Haggerty lives by the marine motto: Semper Fi. He's done right by his best friend's widow, considering he's been in love with her for years. But another woman has staked a claim on him that's tough to escape.