Misplaced trust and a broken heart send Maggie Harrington R.N. fleeing from her position in a big-city hospital in search of a fresh start. Unexpectedly, she finds herself lured to the charming hamlet of Serenity, North Carolina. Friendly townspeople persuade her to stay temporarily--a desperate revelation keeps her there. She settles into a position of clinic nurse for the town's elderly doctor and his wife, vowing to allow no man into her heart again. Enter Ross Harrington, battling his own deamons of love and betrayal. They are increasingly drawn to one another as they discover they share much in common. Just as her wounds begin to heal, Maggie's ex-fiance arrives in Serenity carrying a deep secret about Maggie. Frightened by his bizarre behavior as he tries to win her back, she discovers his motives are etched in greed, which places her in the direct path of danger. As Maggie and Ross's friendship blossoms into love, their lives are thrown into termoil as Maggie's secret catapults them on a terrifying journey into a dangerous love triangle. ...a powerhouse ending and sparkling prose,Serenity is an odyssey of self-discovery.