The initial encounter between Alec, an arrogant photographer, and Jessica, a fiery theater star, had sizzled with hostility. But in due time the currents between them changed from antagonism to soul-searing love. The magical, sun-filled days she shared with Alec gave Jessica a taste of heaven. Then, with heart-stopping abruptness .. it all ended. Alec's ex-wife, Tracy, had always retained a malevolent hold over him. Now the woman was back in Alec's life ... and with a weapon against which Jessica had no defense.