Parris Simmons has spent the last ten years in hiding, fearful of her ex-husband’s deadly threats and avoiding her ex-lover, Martin Cole. Forced to flee West Palm Beach because of another man’s evil designs, Parris never forgot her passion-filled nights with Martin—or the precious gift he left her.
Now it’s all over, and Martin has found her again. When he offers her the protection of his name, Parris agrees to marry him—and prays the past can finally be laid to rest. Yet even as desire reignites old passions in Martin’s sensual embrace, a dangerous decade-old secret threatens to destroy all that Parris and Martin cherish most and puts their newfound love to the most perilous test of all.
For Eve, this gambit is her only chance to get her child back alive—even if it means placing her trust in a man who is obviously dangerous. For Matt, it’s the last job before he trades in a career of intrigue and peril for a well-earned future as a rancher. But for their scheme to succeed, Matt and Eve must enter into a sham marriage. And the only thing that threatens their plan is the risk—which grows with each stray glance and heated caress—of falling recklessly and passionately in love.
Corporate CEO David Cole is struggling to remember what happened only a few days before. The only thing he is sure of is that the gratitude he feels toward Serena for saving his life is igniting an all-consuming passion. But soon, one man’s vendetta could force David and Serena into a daring game of deception. And as they struggle to trust each other, they must go beyond the bounds of law and duty to save themselves—and a love that promises forever.