Two years after a disastrous one-night stand, fate catapults wounded photographer Kate Chabeau and SWAT bomb tech Liam O'Rourke into an explosive reunion. When her life is threatened, Kate is remanded into Liam's custody and forced to face her deepest fears: fierce dogs and true love. With the help of his devoted K-9, Murphy, Liam vows to protect Kate from the bomber hunting her–while fighting the passion that had never died out. But Liam and Murphy have only twenty-four hair-raising hours to accomplish their most difficult mission: defuse Kate's mistrust and win her heart. Before their time runs out.