His assignment is FBI agent Damien Kane's worst nightmare – guarding two young children who witnessed a murder. Since he lost his family, Damien goes out of his way to avoid children. Now he'll spend every day and every night with two of them. Their aunt won't let the girls out of her sight – which means Damien is also spending every minute with Abby Markham. That wouldn't be a problem, except the emotions Abby stirs in Damien are feelings he thought he'd buried long ago.
Abby's only goal is keeping her nieces safe until their mother comes home. She's determined not to be distracted by the sexy FBI agent assigned to guard them. But in spite of Damien's cold façade, she longs to ease the pain in his eyes and lose herself in the warmth he tries to hide.
Damien won't let himself love again. Abby can't give in to her desire for Damien. When love and danger collide, will either of them survive the explosion?