Golf pro Asia Morgan was all business when the brash stranger on the ninth fairway offered her a job at his golf course in Scottdale, Arizona. No even the Jake Elliot, architect and ladies' man, could lure Asia away from her projects in Albuquerque. But Jake always got what he wanted. Step by subtle step he eroded her defenses until she was swept away on passion's tide, afraid to love again, helpless to stop. She thought she could never balance marriage and a career until she met the man who made her want to try.