Lacie Jo Baxter was born and bred to dazzle: with the perfect smile, the perfect figure, and the perfect look of pure midwestern wholesomeness. But within the determined small-town beauty queen are untouched desires and a daring that hasnt been testeduntil an abductor tries to snatch her. Discovering that a twirling baton makes a decent weapon, Lacie fends off her attackerthen comes face-to-face with the kind of man they dont make in Kansas anymore.
Chicago-born FBI agent Ben Camaglia has a taste for the good life, an eye for women, and a knack for combining the two. Exiled from the big city to Kansas, Ben hopes that cracking this little beauty-queen-kidnap caper will get him back to the major leagues. Instead, he is quickly discovering whats really going on beneath Lacies incredible looks, the lies and secrets swirling around her life, and the sparks that fly whenever theyre together. Not to mention the dangers that come when a woman is so irresistible that someone just will not let her go.