Despite the fringe benefits of watching over Nicola Barrington, her covert "bodyguard" itched to get back into the fray. Assigned to the elite special designation defense unit, Alex Rodriguez leaped into action after a disarming moment of smoldering attraction paved the way for a snipers lethal ambush. Seeking cover from a spray of bullets, Alex and Nicola sped away with trigger happy assailants hot on their trail. But the danger was far from over. the senator's daughter was a pawn in a diabolical international terrorist attack that could topple the U.s government. Even with gunshots exploding around them and feverish passion racing through their veins, this shadow soldier wasn't about to let his country or his woman down.
A fast-paced action thriller that is brimming with sensuous romance. When Nicola Barrington is targeted for assasination, her only chance to stay alive is Alex Rodriguez. But can she trust the mysterious stranger, a government man up to his neck in secrets and political Intrigue? Can she stop him from pulling her back into the kind of life she had spent the last seven years to get away from?
Nicola Barrington-For years, Nicola has managed to stay out of the limelight that surrounded her high-propfile father. But when terrorists attempt to kill her, she's pulled back into the world of political intrigue by the only man who can save her.
Alejandro(Alex) Jesus Rodriguez-Member of a top secret military group (SDDU) established to fight terrorism. He does whatever it takes to protect his country, even breaking the rules when he has to.