The Desperate Hours Andie Cochran thought she had at last escaped the clutches of her ruthless, power-mad ex-husband -- but then he abducted the child she loved more than life itself. And now, alone in a foreign country, she had no one to turn to but another very dangerous man -- a man who awakened passions she had thought long dead . . . Jeff Markum had come to this place in search of revenge, not caring that death could easily be the price he had to pay. But now, against his will, a woman was making him care about something more than vengeance -- a woman who had once belonged to the very man he meant to destroy . . .