KATHERINE FEARED THE POWER OF HIS LOVE. During her tortured marriage and after her husband's death, his family had shown no interest in Kathryn Dowling, a struggling artist. Until they discovered her four-year-old son. Because she wanted her son to know his grandparents, Kathryn agreed to visit, unaware of the shock that awaited when she met her husband's cousin, Adrian Pender, the family lawyer. Caught in a confusion of past lies, Kathryn resisted Adrian's magnetism. Finally she had to advit that more than desire drew her to him.