''In a high-stakes world of privilege, betrayal, and the sexy thrill of the unknown, you never know where a dangerous distraction will lead . . . Cal Hart walks a blurred line of honor. The rock-hard former Marine has his lethal skills at the service of the highest bidder. Until a contract comes in to kill Lana Vanderpoel, the sultry, charismatic heiress and billionaires daughter. Shes way too sexy to end up at the wrong end of a silencer. So Cal takes the joband starts planning how to get Lana to safety while he unearths whos behind the threat . . . Lana only knows shes been kidnappedand shell fight tooth and nail against whoever has snatched her from her life. Her stern-faced captor sends a tremor of ice through her veins, yet a thrill lies beneath her unease. Hes dark and dangerous, his body ripped, honed, and capable. But lust isnt the same as trustand whether or not she can believe what Cals telling her, theres at least one person close to Lana who wants her dead . . . ''