When Eleanor Schreiber s lover gives her an order she can t obey, she s left with two choices compromise who she is or leave him. Eleanor s inability to give in makes the decision an easy one. Without protection, there is only one place she will be safe her mother s convent in upstate New York. Now in hiding, could a forbidden encounter set her on a new, dominant path? Kingsley Edge is grieving for the woman he loved. Withdrawing to a tropical paradise, he s haunted by the past and desperate to forget. When a beautiful stranger crosses his path he discovers a sexual kindred spirit. Both of them in hiding, both looking for something they can t have could the truth break their bond? Can either of these relationships work, or will the ties that bind them force them back to their former roles?