When Althea was hired as assistant to the demanding, brilliant entrepreneur Ward Kingman, she knew that neither power, money, nor incredibly masculine good looks would turn her head. Althea could control her feelings where men were concerned. She was cool, aloof - untouchable. But Ward's appeal was elemental. His appraising dark eyes and sudden embrace posed a dangerous threat, evoking sensations in Althea that alarmed her. Althea would have fled Kingman Enterprises, but her job was too important. Yet how much longer could she maintain her cool with Ward in hot pursuit?