Thirty nights. Two hearts. One fate.
After her parents’ tragic deaths, Elisa Snow wanted nothing
more than to escape her past. Eighteen and alone, she fled
her quaint English village and moved to the United States. A
starving science student by day and an artist’s muse by
night, Elisa has slowly built a new life. She never dreamed
she would lose everything again.
She’s one week from
graduation when her visa is unexpectedly denied. Given
thirty days to leave the country, she must face the one
thing she cannot survive again—saying goodbye and leaving
her home. Yet within minutes of her world shattering, she
meets a man with the power to piece it back
After finishing his tour of duty in Iraq,
Aiden Hale traded battlefields for boardrooms, becoming one
of the most successful venture capitalists in the nation.
But all his wealth can’t buy him reprieve from the horrific
memories of war. The only thing that gives him peace is a
painting of Elisa.
Drawn together by their invisible
wounds, they begin a passionate affair as they race against
the clock to defy their pasts—and fight for their
Earlier versions of this book were posted
on the author’s blog under the titles of The Master’s
Muse and 30 Nights of Snow, using the pen name Ani
Surnois, and has since been extensively
Warning: Contains a blistering
exploration of desire, sacrifice and redemption…and love’s
power to equalize us in ways laws cannot.