From the First

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Harlequin, Sep 1, 2009 - Fiction - 224 pages
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All Alex could see was her long, thick, copper-colored hair. Pale smooth skin. Lipe that were naturally tinted pink. Eyes that were green like sea grass.

He stopped himself. His best friend Reese might be dead. But in Alex's mind, Cassandra was still very much the man's wife.

Cassandra. The forbidden woman Alex had yeared for from the first moment he'd laid eyes on her six years ago. The woman who'd been married to his best friend—the friend he'd lost to the sea. The woman who was rebuilding his family's bed-and-breakfast…and who just might, in the process, be rebuilding his anguished heart.


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Two-haiku review: Wife of dead partner He's guilty--loved her for years Can't forgive himself Plus badly injured Awful lot to overcome Lots of misery Read full review


Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nineteen
Chapter Twenty

Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter TwentyOne
Chapter TwentyTwo

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J. R. Ward is a #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of erotic paranormal romance who also writes contemporary romance as Jessica Bird. She lives in the south with her incredibly supportive husband and her beloved golden retriever. Writing has always been her passion and her idea of heaven is a whole day of nothing but her computer, her dog and her coffee pot. Visit her online at

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