A cryptic message from her brother leaves Rina Devargas with a secret and no one to trust...
Carrying the fate of a nation in a locket next to her heart, Rina's life is turned upside down as her brother’s partner, McCall, moves into her home under the guise of keeping her safe. Though she surrenders her body to his dark desires, someone betrayed John, and until McCall gives her a sign, Rina can't be certain that someone isn't him.
Assigned to protect her, Connor McCall must gain Rina's confidence the only way he knows how...
Having once shared a night of forbidden pleasure, McCall reawakens her submissive appetite for dominance. However, keeping his mind on the job and his hands off Rina proves difficult--remaining aloof from his feelings for her, even more so. He’s been down that road and paid a handsome price for it—the life of a fellow agent.
With an assassination plot brewing and killers after Rina, will McCall gain her trust before it’s too late? Or will their dangerous desires ultimately destroy them all?
He smiled He stared at her for so long she wondered if he'd ever speak again. "Do you trust me, Rina?"
"Yes. I do." And she did. Absolutely. There was no question about that. At least where sex was concerned.
"You know I would never hurt you."
"Next time we'll discuss a safe word," he told her. "You won't need it tonight."
Safe word? She knew about those. McCall had no idea that the world he was taking her into was one she wrote about in her romance novels. Now it would be more than just her imagination.
She swallowed and let out a breath. "I'm ready."
His body was rigid against hers. "Sully will kill me for this."
"Forget Sully. We don't have to tell him. And he's not in bed with us, last I looked."
"Jesus, Rina. You'll send me to hell, but I can't avoid the journey."