On the rocky coast of Maine sits the Towers, a magnificent family mansion that is home to a legend of long-lost love, hidden emeralds – and four sisters determined to save their home against all odds. Amanda was known as the responsible Calhoun sister. But when irresistible architect Sloan O’Riley came to town, it was Amanda’s turn to be rescued – from falling head over heels in love.
Amanda Kelly Calhoun is organized and practical in her own right. Searching for the emeralds of her family, she is preoccupied with her life. Wanting to achieve her goals she works hard. Falling into Sloan O’Reily was not in her plans. Flustered, angry and off balance, she learns what the taste of love can bring. Her stubbornness to accept her feelings, it’s a whirlwind of a dance between the two, before they finally give in to those feelings. Manipulated by a hotel guest, he breaks into The Towers to find the emeralds. After a night of terror, Sloan demands that Amanda stops fighting her aversions and marry him. For the first time, Amanda is not practical, she’s in love. Roberts takes us on a journey with her easy to relate tone, and emotional adventure.