This lazy little town in the Louisiana bayou country was never going to be the same—at least, not if local bad boy Johnny Bernard had anything to do with it. He'd come back to turn up the heat on some of the town's most upstanding citizens—the ones who'd sent him to prison for a crime he hadn't committed…. But he hadn't counted on Nicole Chapman—and another kind of heat altogether. The beautiful blonde with the shadowed past awoke a desire that flashed through him like summer lightning. But could their passion survive the secrets of the past—secrets that could set this town on fire…?