Ian Michaels was one of the best investigators at the Colby Agency–also one of the most gorgeous. Nicole Reed knew…all too well. Together they had worked to protect a federal witness. In close quarters, desire erupted and distracted and caused the death of their client. Or so Ian thought. But it was Nicole who had been sent to see that Ian–the best protector money could buy–failed and that the witness was secreted into hiding. Losing her heart to Ian wasn't part of the assignment.Now Nicole needs the help of the man she had once betrayed in order to stay alive. Only this time, would that all-consuming passion cause Nicole and Ian's demise?