After sixteen years of marriage and family, Matt and Elizabeth Lovell risked everything to build an empire of their own. Soon they were an American success, caught up in the breathless glamour and power of celebrity. For Matt, it was a world of Senators' parties and sumptuous Houston mansions…for Elizabeth, national acclaim as a writer and television personality. For both, it was the lure of forbidden passions and their new, separate affairs. From Los Angeles to Aspen, New York to Rome, they rode the crest of fame and fortune, growing more and more estranged from the love they had once shared. Now they would face the most difficult challenge of all—to regain the private dream of happiness they'd won...and lost!