Izzy Abbott had a crush on Evan King when they were teenagers but hasn´t seen him in years. Out of nowhere, they have a chance encounter on the beach in Galveston. She is excited to see him, but the circumstances are less than ideal since Evan had been through a lot recently. Izzy considered getting in touch with him after that, but in the end she decides not to.
A twist of fate, an act of God, brings them together again over a year later. Izzy is convinced it is destiny this time. Thankfully, so is Evan.
Evan had recently lost his older brother and was grieving and exhausted when Izzy found him. He had no idea it was Izzy who helped him, but the events of that evening stuck with him. When they meet in passing nearly a year later Evan realizes Izzy had been there for him the evening of his brother´s death.
From that point on, they are inseparable. An ember of love suddenly bursts into flames, and the rest is history.
Brooke St. James delivers a story of redemption with romantic sparks that could light up a room in the fifth instalment of the Bank Street Stories series.