Sheriff Lucas Jamison was the law in his small bayou town.
And secretary Mariah Harrington had often weathered his
powerful fury as she stood between him and her boss, the
mayor. But when her son was kidnapped, Mariah knew Lucas
wouldn't rest until he was found.
With no witnesses and
no leads, she also knew she'd have to reveal her damning
secrets to this straight-arrow lawman. But that was the
least of her worries, as her paralyzing fear turned into
passionate comfort in his arms. With a sadistic kidnapper
taunting them both with dead-end clues and a ticking
clock, it would take something unexpected and precious to
give them strength and bring back her son against all