He was no gentleman...and in Jackson Connery's company, Laura Mitchell was hardly a lady-she was positively wanton! But how was a man who could barely exchange a civil word with anyone able to arouse such longing in her? And why did she have to find herself so attracted to a man who clearly wanted to be left alone? For the first time in her life, Laura was shamelessly tempted to exert her feminine charms. But could she be happy after a brief affair, when what she really wanted was Jackson's love?