"Is your new lover keeping you prisoner out here in the sticks?" Ellie is dumbstruck when confronted with the cold words of her ex-boyfriend, his eyes full of scorn. It's been over a year since she left him in an attempt to flee. These days Morgan Stafford is a successful writer with millions—and his name is plastered throughout the tabloids every week with rumors of a new celebrity scandal. The only thing tainting his otherwise perfect good looks is deep-seated anger from having his pride shattered. Morgan believes Ellie left him for another man. Little does he know the real reason concerns him more than he can comprehend. And it's a secret Ellie must keep from him at all cost.