"I don't want kindness -- or your kind of woman."
Sterling McCallum gave the plain, hard warning to Jessica Larson. The brooding rogue cop had a stone in place of a heart - and a past as mysterious as the case that had brought them together. But this time Jessica couldn't back off. Something compelled her to stand her ground - and brave the emotions this man had long aroused. Suddenly, their darkest secrets, their deepest desires, shimmered to the surface...about to explode...