New Year's Eve cruise--festive atmosphere--magical starry sky. Can wishes on a diamond-bright star bring together two lonely souls? Brant Mackay reacts as any firefighter would at a woman teetering on the ship's railing--he pulls her to safety. But Callista Quinlan doesn't need saving--she has to toss her late husband's ashes overboard and get on with her life. A life that doesn't involve living with a risk-taker. From the moment Brant's and Callista's gazes connect, they're intrigued and interest sparks. They make a pact to explore the ship's entertainment--but only for one night. Before the night is over, Brant contemplates getting Callista to change her mind. Callista enjoys how well they get along until a shipboard disaster reveals Brant's profession. Can she overcome her fear of danger to give their relationship a chance?