"Ever since hard-bodied, drop-dead-charming Shane McCallan strolled into the dance club where Crystal Dean works, he's shown a knack for getting beneath her defenses. For her little sister's sake, Crystal can't get too close. Until her job and Shane's mission intersect, and he reveals talents that go deeper than she could have guessed. Shane would never turn his back on a friend in need, especially a former Special Forces teammate running a dangerous, off-the-books operation. Nor can he walk away from Crystal. The gorgeous waitress is hiding secrets she doesn't want him to uncover. Too bad. He's exactly the man she needs to protect her sister, her life, and her heart. All he has to do is convince her that when something feels this good, you hold on as hard as you can and never let go."--P.  of cover.… (more)
To the Fearsome Foursome, for so many reasons. To AB, for all the margin smilies and aquees. to JRW, for making me cry in a public place and giving me one of the best moments of my life. To Brian, for making it possible once again. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Crystal Dean hurried out of the private party room and let the fake smile drop off her face.
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"For now," he said, glancing out the window at Hard Ink, "welcome home."