When Nicole Whitcombs car runs off a Colorado mountain road during a blinding snowstorm, she is saved from death by a handsome, fascinating, and enigmatic stranger. Snowbound with him for days in his beautiful home high in the Rockies, she finds herself powerfully attracted to him. But there are things about him that mystify her, filling her with apprehension. Who is Michael Tyler? Why does he live alone in such a secluded spot and guard his private life so carefully? What secret-or secrets-is he hiding? Nicole has secrets of her own and a past she is running from-but Michael understands her better than anyone she has ever known. Soon, she is falling as deeply in love with him as he is with her-a profoundly meaningful experience that is destined to change their lives forever. As the sexual tension between them builds, however, the clues mount up. When Nicole learns her hosts terrifying secret, there is nowhere for her to run but into the blizzard raging outside, and Michael may be the only one who can save her life.