Laurel Tremain never imagined when she ousted Everett Montgomery from student council that she would lose her heart to the arrogant, but oh-so-charming jock. That was the moment their love story began and flourished into a forever kind of love.
But a tragic accident the night before their wedding leaves Laurel broken, unable to give Everett what he most desires. When she realizes he will never be the one to walk away, she runs, placing a permanent wrinkle in the fabric of their lives.
Years later, a twist of fate brings Everett back into Laurel’s orbit. He’s struggled to move on since she disappeared from his life, and the forever he longed for has diverged far off course. But being with Laurel again proves that time hasn’t erased his feelings. Laurel is still his perfect match.
There’s just one problem. Their second chance rests squarely in the forbidden zone.
Caught between duty and desire, longing and loyalty, Laurel and Everett fight for their forever. But will it be enough? Find out in this emotional twist on the Jane Eyre love story.