In an explosive novel from the bestselling author of Dangerous—hailed by Virna DePaul as “smooth, sexy, and suspenseful”—deception and desire intertwine as an undercover bodyguard gets too close to the woman he’s sworn to protect. Tabloid drama isn’t Katelyn Wade’s style. The illegitimate daughter of a notorious tycoon, Katelyn has worked hard to build a successful business on her own terms. She doesn’t put much stock in the rumors that she’s being targeted by someone with a vendetta against her father—until one of her employees at her restaurant turns up dead. Suddenly, she can’t trust anyone. Especially not her new bartender, a man with an instinct for trouble . . . and a body made for sin. Katelyn has no idea that Thorne Hudson is being paid to protect her. He certainly never meant to seduce her. Crossing professional lines never ends well, especially when the slightest distraction could put both their lives at risk. But even Thorne’s military resolve, honed by years of training, is no match for Katelyn’s undeniable sex appeal. And after one taste of her lush lips pushes him past the edge of temptation, Thorne aches to tell her the truth—just as soon as he knows she’s safe from harm. Praise for His Deception “I would definitely read more by this author.”—The Romance Factor “An intense story that keeps you turning page after page . . . [Patricia Rosemoor] created characters that draw you in and keep you coming back for more.”—Books, Books & More Books “The suspense kept pace with their burgeoning romance in a perfect blend of romantic heat and chilling suspense that kept me guessing until the very end. Great read!”—It’s About the Book “[His Deception] is well plotted, and different layers unfolding kept the interest and intensity high, and the reader guessing about the results, and the culprit.”—Books and Spoons Praise for Patricia Rosemoor’s Dangerous “Dangerous has everything romantic suspense fans look for: characters with sizzling chemistry and a compelling, fast-paced plot.”—New York Times bestselling author Virna DePaul “With sizzling heat and a tense hunt for a serial killer, Dangerous is a perfect marriage of romance and suspense.”—USA Today bestselling author Tina Wainscott “Steamy . . . razor-sharp . . . a sexy page-turner for these cold winter nights.”—Library Journal Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title.