Winthrop Hatcher and Mercita Mederios were once young and in love. But, family obligations, duty and prejudice ripped them apart. The blue-blooded son of Rhode Island "royalty" was forbidden to marry his African American sweetheart. Each went on to live their own life, while enduring the painful memory of a great, but unspeakable love. After thirty-five years of separation, the couple has finally been reunited by chance. They find their attraction as powerful as they once remembered, but the secrets of their past may still be powerful enough to keep them apart. Will the love they once felt heal the deep wounds and give them a future together? Or will they discover the agonizing separation has changed their ability to love forever?