When the secret child Rosie Jensen had given up for adoption mysteriously interrupted her isolated life, she was entrusted with an awesome responsibility: to protect young Annmarie until her adoptive mother testified against the mob. But this high-stakes mission came with a sexy, gun-packing stranger who weakened Rosie's resolve.
The intimate nature of being on the run with ex-army ranger Ian Stearne reminded Rosie of the reasons she had to distrust men. Surprisingly, that awareness wasn't fear, but the tiny beginnings of desire.... Within the confined space of the Alaskan fjords, there was no escaping the increasing tide of attraction. These reluctant allies had committed themselves to ensuring Annmarie's safety, but could they commit to one another?