Andrea Benita Cochran has had more than enough of her controlling father, and the pressures of running the family business, Cochran Communications. She wants a life of her own--even if it means leaving Detroit for good. And she's found all the encouragement she needs in Atlanta media baron Clayton Arlington Deveraux, Jr., the kindest, most passionate man she's ever known. From the moment Clay meets Bennie, he is both attracted --and wary. The damage done by his father's affairs has left him unsure about whether love is worth the risk. But after spending blissful days and nights with her, he knows that he wants Bennie as his wife. Now, as hidden secrets from the past test their happiness, they must each struggle to put the pain behind them -and claim the future ...together.