years ago, Ashley Turner lost her father as well as Manuel Vega, the
man she loved. Since then, she’s been trying to make the best of a bad
situation. Now a widow, burdened with the alcoholic brother who
bankrupted the family ranch, and days from foreclosure, she’s beyond
hoping for her situation to improve. Ashley knows God allows adversity
for a reason, but she can’t begin to comprehend the purpose in her
“…But a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.”
Manuel makes good on his promise to return after having been harshly
turned out so many years ago, Ashley dares to hope that all is not lost.
His intention is not to rescue her, however, but to pursue revenge for
past wrongs. He soon discovers that his hardened heart is no match for
her renewed hope.