Wildlife photographer Brianna Douglas was skilled in survival, skilled in martial arts. Kidnapped from her Denver apartment by a band of terrorists, set on forcing her senator father to meet their demands, carried deep into the Rockies, she was clever enough to escape. She was running for her life when she crossed paths with a lone camper. Irked at having to protect an "innocent tourist" Bree was shocked to discover that Sean Mallory could take care of himself. And Bree besides, injured, pursued, isolated far from civilization, her life would depend on this virile, mysterious giant. Helpless in his hands, could she learn to trust? For now trust was the key to survival.