After a childhood spent moving from army base to army base, Nettie Brooms is determined to secure a stable life — and never become involved with a military man. Then she meets handsome, charming Ashton Sinclair, a dedicated Colonel in the U.S. Marines, who's intent on capturing her heart. Now, Nettie's wondering how a man she swore she would avoid could so easily test her resolve...by igniting an irresistible passion she can't ignore.