A child's only hope Little Penny Drake had witnessed a murder and would no longer speak. Only Dr. Steve Sherman could help bring the child out her shell. Seeing her daughter respond to the psychologist brought tears to Deanna Drake's eyes–and warmth to a place in her heart that had been cold for a long, long time. Steve never mixed business with pleasure, but the beautiful, elusive Deanna breached his defenses and roused the man behind the professional mask. Somewhere out there, a killer watched mother and child–and Steve vowed that to get to them, the killer would have to go through him first!