Addie Delaney was racing for her life, for enough money to make a cherished dream come true, when the only man who'd ever stirred her blood challenged her to resist him. The beguiling jockey, whose voice could tame animals and whose touch could bewitch men, astonished Shane Marston with her beauty and fragility-and her strength. The American horse breeder who was known as the sleekest, sexiest Thoroughbred in racing circles felt he'd go out of his mind if he couldn't run his fingers through her flaming hair, and caress the velvet softness of her skin. Addie reveled in Shane’s savage need, and echoed his demands with wild pleasure, but she ached at denying him what he desired most – her promise to give up the danger of the track. Could he believe that giving his love kept her safe in his heart forever?