When Laura Fitzpatrick collapses in the woods outside her father’s Rocky mountain home, she knows she’s about to die from the fatal heart condition that’s afflicted her since childhood, but to her amazement, a dark stranger appears before her and the pain in her chest vanishes. Suddenly Laura feels more alive than she ever has and she is drawn to the mysterious stranger who seems so full of secrets.
Laura has no clue how close she is to death. Disguised as Alex Montmort, Death himself has come to figure out once and for all why Laura is special and why she is the only person on earth he hasn’t been able to claim. While her soul eludes him, her heart is opening to the man she believes him to be. And though he longs to give in to the intense attraction he feels, he knows his touch could be enough to end her fragile life.