Former secretary Ripley Logan will do whatever it takes to make it in her new career as a P.I. Only, she hadn't counted on being forced out of her room (the bathtub, actually) by bad guys–or crawling between the sheets with a stranger to avoid them. Still, she has a job to do and she intends to do it–just as soon as sexy Joe Pruitt decides to let her out of his bed…. Businessman Joe Pruitt knew traveling had its perks, but he'd never experienced one like this! Sexy, spirited Ripley has his head spinning–and his libido in overdrive. And although she insists she doesn't need his help, Joe can't just let her go. Especially since Ripley's enthusiasm for unraveling the case keeps leading her back into Joe's bed….