From the moment Ashley Dane entered his life, writer Eric Hawk began preparing himself for the day she would leave. She was from a different world, a world of bright lights and glamour, where her beauty landed her in the most prestigious fashion layouts. She had come to the Everglades on assignment, and only fear for her life had sent her running into the safety of his embrace. Ashley had never known anyone like Eric. His life was free of big-city hassles, and she soon knew he was the man for her. But she had seen something she shouldn't have, and killers were on her trail. Would she and Eric ever have a chance for love?