Chief of Police Carson Codys life was shattered the day his wife was murdered. Now, one year later, the mysterious arrival of Madeline Shay, the daughter of the man who killed his wife, coincided with new evidence in a case closed long ago.
Madelines appearance caused quite a stir, and soon it became clear that someone wanted her dead. Though Carson knew he should keep his distance, the lawmans honor demanded he protect the innocent beauty.
The key to Madelines safety lay in solving the clues of a perilous puzzle that only brought them closer together. But was the combustible desire that threatened to consume them an even greater risk?