Agent Nick Tarasov had been tasked withmentoring and protecting newly recruitedCarly Jones. Past assignments had proven he wasup to the challenge…but Carly was more thanhe'd bargained for. The beautiful blonde with thesecretive past had agreed to this mission withnothing left to lose: track down an internationalcriminal before more people died. But partneringup and spending long nights together was turningtheir professional relationship much too personal. And when Carly's life was threatened, Nick knewkeeping the two separate was vital—for morereasons than he was willing to admit….