Only a family emergency could drag Abby Vernayhome to Key West for Christmas. And there's certainlynothing holly berry and mistletoe about this visit.She's got to bail out her eccentric father, and thatmeans taking on the local law. None other than policecaptain Reese Burkett, Abby's high-school crush—andthe man she's been avoiding for thirteen years.She doesn't know about Reese, but she's neverforgotten the night of her graduation, a night thatleft Abby with bittersweet memories and a secret thatchanged her life. Yet even Abby can't deny thatReese's behavior has been very good and he doesn'tdeserve a lump of coal this year. In fact, he has aright to finally know the truth. Besides, seeing himagain makes her want to let go of the past and moveon to a future...together. Except he'll probably neverforgive her.... Merry Christmas? Bah, humbug.