Those words shattered Claire. How could she have been so naive as to assume that she would be the one to break through James Forrester's cool, arrogant exterior? She should have known better, but instead had hoped that their wild, tempestuous affair would at least count for something .
However, now she was well aware that James viewed her with cynicism, wanting yet despising her youthful innocence. So what chance did they haveparticularly when James seemed determined not to lay to rest the ghost of his dead wife?
Cathy Williams creates a "mix of volatile emotion and steamy sensual tension." Romantic Times