Widowed for over two years, Jillian Girard, is consumed with raising her daughter alone and finishing her doctorate in Mayan anthropology when she is summoned to Cancun to spend Christmas with her deceased husband’s family. She doesn’t want, or have time, for a man in her life, but she needs Jack Girard to fulfill her husband’s last request.
When Jack Girard missed his brother’s funeral, he quit the SEALs and created a catamaran company catering to Caribbean cruise ship guests. Complacent in his life, he finds more than adventure in continuing his grandfather’s quest for Mayan Goddess idols.
ATF Special Agent Harper Tambini is kidnapped by a Colombian drug lord and forced to use her explosives knowledge to kill his competition before she can escape with the help of undercover CIA agent Rafe Silva.
As they make their way through the rivers, mountains and jungles, their desire for each other detonates.
But Harper reminds Rafe of his murdered fiancée, and the shadow world he wants to leave. Harper learned the hard way that men never stay, so now she doesn’t keep them around long enough to see if the sparks can light a fire that will last forever.
In their short time together, can they crystallize a relationship, or will it all blow up?
around the world
melding fact and fiction
together with steamy love
Separately, Harper Tambini and Rafe Silva are lethal…together they’re explosive.