Softcover binding has light shelfwear to edges of covers. Pages tight and clean with some yellowing due to age. Spine has small creases. 216 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1993. ISBN: 0373255721. Harlequin Temptation # 472 December 1993. Christmas was not Dan Burke's favorite time of year. The neighborhood kids might call him Scrooge, but for the lonely cop the merry season only held painful memories. He'd always been on the outside looking in.