Trying to do the right thing destroyed Caitlin's life. Compromised by her government, at odds with the very agencies that made promises but didn't deliver; she's ready to take them on, the good and the bad. Smart, suspicious, and tough, she'll sabotage, destroy and overcome any and all to protect the life she's rebuilt. She's chosen her path and it doesn't include the only man from her past who slipped under her defenses. She can't afford to surrender her independence to a man who believes men should be in control.
Chase has spent his adult life believing in justice and giving his all for his country. As a career special ops Marine and U.S. Marshal, he didn't choose the normal steady life. He needed excitement, wanted adventure. Now, as his very foundation is imploding, he realizes he may have sacrificed too much, given up to much. One glimpse at the woman he gave up reawakens those dormant feelings for the only woman he's ever considered his. He can't lose this second chance, and he won't give up. She may outsmart him, but he has the endurance and the tenacity. Will he recapture her heart?