Mitch Taylor had faith in his gun, his badge, and his years of experience. But he knew society girl Casey Maynard was trouble, and protecting her would be hell. Twenty years on the force had toned Mitch’s body and honed his senses: keeping Casey safe from her stalker wasn't the issue. Keeping himself from falling for her was. She'd been alone, scared, for so long. But in Mitch’s arms Casey felt things she thought she’d lost forever: safety, trust… passion. She needed him there as a cop, to serve and protect. But she wanted him there as a man, to give her something worth living for….