When darkly sexy Jarod Kendall met beautiful Sydney Taylor he faced the hardest decision of his life – because, as a priest, any relationship was forbidden to him. Their friendship was innocent, but Jarod's love grew secretly and deeply. After a year of Jarod hiding his forbidden feelings Sydney left town, believing her love wasn't returned. Alone, Jarod found his life thrown into deep turmoil.As a man of honor, he realized that he had to leave the priesthood and everything he loved because his heart was with Sydney. Now Jarod is determined to find Sydney and persuade her that against all the odds their marriage is meant to be….