Beth was orphaned as a senior in high school when both of her parents died in a tragic accident. After graduation, she began working when she met her future husband, Mack. When Mack became abusive, she soon realized her only choice was to escape. She left California, and her name behind, to start her new life as Iolana, on the island of Maui. Iolana was enjoying her new life and new friends, but Mack soon found her. As you read about the beauty of Maui you will find both suspense and romance in this novel.