Two lost souls discover a fierce new passion—and a second chance at love—in this historical Southern romance by the author of Alanna. New Orleans, 1857. Shipping magnate Cameron Andrews has little left to live for after the deaths of his wife and infant child. But all that changes when he first sets eyes on the widow Josette LeBlanc—and Alexia, the daughter he never knew he had. Josette is determined to give her niece a better life by reunited her with her father. But she cannot deny her own desire for Cameron—one that she has secretly harbored for years. Cameron never imagined that one night of youthful indiscretion would change his life so profoundly. But being a father to the smart and spirited Alexia gives him a renewed sense of purpose—just as Josette reawakens in him a white-hot passion he thought he would never feel again.