Since his uncle's demise, Bruno is trying to keep his nose clean and save the family business. Not easy when the nightmares that plagued his childhood are hi-jacking what little rest he gets. Even harder when beautiful fugitive Lily Parr sashays into his restaurant, claiming to be on the run from assassins - and implying that Bruno is involved. But the violence that accompanies her arrival is no illusion. Nor is the blisteringly hot desire that explodes between them. After her father's suspicious death a month ago, and a savage attempt on her life, snippets of information have led Lily to Bruno's door...and his charisma soon compels her into his bed. But with killers on her heels, running won't help - not when the biggest threat is the terrifying secret lurking in Bruno and Lily's pasts. A secret their mysterious enemy will gladly destroy them in order to protect.