Valerie Wentworth had paid dearly fir the mistakes she'd made as a passionate girl. Turned out of her grandfather's house, she had raised her son, Tadd, all alone. Now, after seven years, she had returned home for her grandfather's funeral -- even though it meant facing Judd Prescott again. Judd . . . who didn't know he was Tadd's father. The man was more compellingly attractive than ever. But if Valerie had learned one thing, it was to stay away from Judd Prescott . . . if only he would stay away from her!