With the world at war for a second time in the same century, Women’s Airforce Service Pilot Rachel Prentiss faces conflicts of her own. Pearl Harbor left her the widow of her childhood sweetheart so now, having lost nearly everyone in her life she has ever loved, she’s done risking her heart. But Rachel hasn’t counted on the attraction she feels toward their handsome new Training Officer, battle-scarred Army Air Forces Captain Jack Lassiter.
As Rachel’s superior officer, Jack works to keep his relationship with her strictly professional. Things take a turn for the personal though when Rachel’s best friend and sister pilot, dies under suspicious circumstances and former Seattle PD detective Jack elicits Rachel’s help to try and solve the mystery. While he finds himself falling for the beautiful lady flyer, he has two terrible secrets that would keep her away from him forever, if she ever found out.
Against the backdrop of WWII, day-by-day, Rachel finds herself drawn closer to loving again than she’d ever thought possible. And when she does finally succumb to Jack’s charms, she realizes not only does his kiss have the power to destroy her best defenses, his is the kind of kiss to build a dream on.