Forced to pick up her boss’ estranged son from the airport, in on a two week leave for Thanksgiving, Sarah Wells must face Sgt. Daniel Hollenbeck, her ex-lover and man whose command her brother died under in the Middle East three years ago. Determined to reconcile father and son, Sarah’s first attempt fails, leading to a heated embrace that resurrects old hurts. Why did Daniel choose war over her? Wasn’t she important enough to keep him home? Plagued by dreams of his dead friend, Daniel Hollenbeck comes home, hoping to reconcile with his father, never expecting to see Sarah again. It soon becomes clear that his feelings for her have never died. Neither has the pain of her abandonment. Why hadn’t Sarah loved him enough to support him in his call to duty? Pressures mount, hearts open and heal in time for turkey with a generous helping of thanks and a side of giving.