Criminal defense attorney Amara Clarke can't help but be hot and bothered by the handsome, enigmatic new cook at her local diner--and his seeming dislike of her. Until she finds herself in a dangerous situation--and the mysterious Jack Parker comes to her aid.
. . .The man who'll do anything to protect her.
Amara doesn't know that Jack is a DEA agent, evading death threats from a powerful drug lord. The last thing he wants is to endanger her by letting her get too close. But when fate puts her in his path, Jack's cover is blown wide open. Soon he and Amara are on the run--but they can't escape the smoldering chemistry between them. To keep Amara out of harm's way, Jack will have to take drastic measures--even if it means shattering her fragile heart. . .