In 2004, Ballantine reissued the 1997 Avon historical romance novel ‘The Lover.’ The reissued ISBN is 0804119856. The ISBN for the original version is 0380785609.
One controversial scene was changed from the original version. In that scene, the hero, Niall, cheats on the heroine and she actually sees it happen. In the rewrite, when the heroine comes upon the hero with the woman and he’s about to cheat with, he doesn’t cheat, right at the last possible minute. That’s the only difference between the two versions. In my opinion, if you want to read the book, read the original. There is no need to also read the rewrite just to see what the differences were.