At eighteen, Sierra Berutelli watched in disappointment as the man of her dreams walked into her father's office. Despite his striking good looks, she knew that if he was connected to her father, he couldn't be the man for her. But then that disappointment changed to horror when she realized that her father had tried to kill the dashing stranger.
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Rushing the battered man to the hospital, she did everything in her power to save him. She was relieved that he wasn't working with father, but she knew she could never have a future with the handsome stranger if he knew she was related to Joe Berutelli.
Now, six years later, after changing her last name and breaking off all ties with her father and his friends, Sierra came face to face with the man. He looked even more amazing, but she had to stay away from him. He was dangerous and she knew he would hate her if he ever found out she was the daughter of the man who almost killed him.
Drake Harrison couldn't believe how perfect Sierra was. After searching so many years for the woman who had been by his side in the hospital, trying to discover her identity, he was ready to give up that dream girl because the real Sierra was so much more enticing, his ideal match. He didn't understand how she could be warm, passionate, and yielding to his embrace one moment, then pulling back in fear the next. But he was determined to discover all of Sierra's secrets.