New York City, 1853Jake Huntington is a notorious womanizer, plunging blithely into one liaison after another, with no intention of settling down.Ash Moore is sexier than any woman Jake has ever met. Although he has always been curious about men, Jake has never before been attracted to one. He is elated when Ash responds to his advances, and throwing caution to the wind, they spend a torrid night in each other’s arms.The two men go to Jake’s home in New York City, where they embark on a lively and clandestine affair over the long, hot summer. Jake enjoys the novelty of being with Ash. He is a friend and not just a lover, but Jake has no expectation their affair will last any longer than the summer. He is shocked to find he is in love, an emotion he has avoided after a painful experience in his youth. Confronted and unsettled by his emotions, he tries to extricate himself from their entanglement.But Jake discovers his heart will not let go so easily.Publisher's note: This book was previously released by another publisher but has been re-edited and revised.