Shannon is ecstatic to finally join Rick in Alaska. Now that he has found a pilot’s job, they will finally be able to be married. But the second she arrives in Anchorage, her hopes fade; Rick is not there. His apartment has been rented to someone else. Panicked and confused, Shannon seeks help from Cody Steel, Rick’s supposed employer. Shannon prays for Rick’s safety and that she sees him soon . . . before her love fades, before she succumbs to Cody’s captivating charm. Janet Dailey, who passed away in 2013, was born Janet Haradon in 1944 in Storm Lake, Iowa. She attended secretarial school in Omaha, Nebraska, before meeting her husband, Bill. The two worked together in construction and land development until they “retired” to travel throughout the United States, inspiring Janet to write the Americana series of romances, setting a novel in every state of the Union. In 1974, Janet Dailey was the first American author to write for Harlequin. Her first novel was No Quarter Asked. She has gone on to write approximately ninety novels, twenty-one of which have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list. She won many awards and accolades for her work, appearing widely on radio and television. Today, there are over three hundred million Janet Dailey books in print in nineteen different languages, making her one of the most popular novelists in the world. For more information about Janet Dailey, visit www.janetdailey.com.