When a stone is thrown...ripples are created...A woman who has lost her way. A man crippled by war. What brings them together also pulls them apart.Zara Peede’s growing feelings for her patient, soldier Jack Quinlan, scare the Walter Reed Medical Center nurse. Jack, a double amputee, is as wounded in spirit as he is in body.Jack’s pain reflects her own grief for her lost brother, a fellow soldier who died in Afghanistan. Does she truly care for Jack, or are both of them just searching for someone to hold onto through their pain?To find out—and in search of her purpose—Zara flees, leaving Jack with only a note and a gift she doesn’t fully understand herself. A stone.When Zara and Jack reconnect at an event in New York, they discover that some ripples last a lifetime. Will theirs?