From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author VIVIAN AREND. ~~ He’s her rock in the midst of the storm When Maggie Ward’s world is shattered by sudden tragedy, the only person who makes her days bearable is Clay Thompson. Protective and caring, he’s everything she could ask for in a friend. But when Maggie starts longing for more than friendship, it’ll take a little heated seduction to convince this stubborn mechanic she’s ready to start living again. She’s his heart, whether he knows it or not Tough guy Clay is good at taking care of others. It’s what he does. But when the one woman he’s always desired needs him to take care of her, he’s faced with a new challenge. Suddenly it’s not just responsibility driving him, but a wild desire to make Maggie his. Following his heart might get him the girl…but it could also mean sacrificing the family he’s held together for years.