Thorne McKelvey knows exactly how Nadia sees him-as a brute and a killer just kinky enough to play her sexy games. Leaving her was the hardest thing he ever did, but his undercover mission could blow up at any second. No way will he drag Nadia down with him.Maybe it was foolish to fall in love with her late father's deadliest henchman, but Nadia Volkov's not sorry; without Thorne she wouldn't have their beautiful little boy. There's nothing she won't do to protect Benny, which means she must hide his identity-especially from his father.Now Thorne has burst back into her home, searching for clues to a gangland mystery-and stirring a hunger Nadia hasn't felt in two years. Can Thorne and Nadia trust each other long enough to stay alive and have a chance at happiness?Contains mature themes.