New York Times bestselling author Rachel Lee returns to Conard County - where a stranger has moved to town...With a scar on his cheek and wounds on his soul, the only thing Allison McMann's new neighbour reveals is his name. But when a toxin kills some cattle and Allison is asked to find its source, Jerrod Marquette appoints himself her protector. The ex-military man has the skills to keep her safe, yet Allison doesn't need - or want - his help. His midnight eyes see too much, his powerful body ignites feelings long buried. Even when she learns of the danger lurking in the mountains, Allison can't help feeling the greatest danger lies within her...in her white-hot lust for the mysterious outsider.