Derek Archer had been called a killer… He'd been hunted, stalked and pursued as a fugitive–until he'd vanished altogether. Shortly after the case against Derek Archer was closed, the man managed to escape and create a new identity. Then he set out to exact his revenge. One by one, the men who had ruined his life began to die…. Susan Wade didn't know whether or not she should trust Archer–when he had come so mysteriously into her life. Whoever he really was, the man was cool under fire and hot to the touch. His eyes said he had a score to settle, though. And it wasn't long until Susan wondered if the man she was coming to love was framing her for murder.