From bestselling, beloved author Judith McNaught comes the dramatic story of a woman who, out of childhood chaos, has created the perfect life... a man convicted of a heinous crime, who stubbornly protests his innocence... their journey together into the snow-swirled wilderness of Colorado, and the most tender, elusive longings of the human heart... Perfect A rootless foster child, Julie Mathison had blossomed under the love showered upon her by her adoptive family. Now a lovely and vivacious young woman, she was a respected teacher in her small Texas town, and she passionately lived her ideals.
Julie was determined to give back all the kindness shed received; nothing and no one would ever shatter the perfect life she had fashioned. Zachary Benedict was an actordirector whose Academy Award-winning career had been shattered when he was wrongly convicted of murdering his wife. After the tall, ruggedly handsome Zack escaped from a Texas prison, he abducted Julie and forced her to drive him to his Colorado mountain hideout.
She was outraged, cautious, and unable to ignore the instincts that whispered of his innocence. He was cynical, wary, and increasingly attracted to her. Passion was about to capture them both in its fierce embrace... but the journey to trust, true commitment, and proving Zacks innocence was just the beginning...
With more than eight million copies of her novels in print, Judith McNaught has soared to the top ranks of big-time romantic fiction. Here is the story of a woman who has created the perfect life out of childhood chaos, and the convicted criminal with whom she journeys into the wilds of Colorado. Together, they explore the most tender longings of the human heart.