They couldn't be more wrong for each other--so how can he prove that they belong together? Sandy lives by one hard and fast rule: Stay away from members of the opposite sex--especially when they look like Greek gods. So when a series of mishaps thrusts her into the path of her gorgeous neighbor, she knows she's headed for trouble. Suddenly, a woman who vowed to never marry again is fantasizing about romantic candlelit dinners . . . and giving in to a desire she had only dreamed about. Professor Richard Gearing lives in an ivory tower surrounded by books, keeping a safe distance from the world and females who trail heartache in their wake. But Sandy is reawakening emotions he never thought he'd feel again, tempting him to risk everything for a future together. What will it take to convince Sandy that their passion isn't fleeting--but a love that comes along only once in a lifetime?