IN NANCY GIDEON'S SEDUCTIVE NEW NOVEL, A TOUGH-AS-NAILS NEW ORLEANS COP MUST CHOOSE BETWEEN THE CAREER SHE'S DEDICATED TO AND THE DANGEROUS SHAPE-SHIFTING LOVER SHE CAN'T RESIST. SHE'S SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY. Mixing business with pleasure gets more complicated for Detective Charlotte Caissie when her sexy preternatural lover, Max Savoie, is accused of a high-profile murder. To prove him innocent she must distance herself, but her tangled emotions don't make it easy for her to stay away from him. And neither does Max. HE'S DESPERATE TO UNCOVER HIS PAST. Left in charge of a criminal empire and protector of a clan of shadowy shape-shifters, Max walks a precarious line. Can he believe the cunning stranger who claims he can teach Max the things he needs to know to stay alive? A con man who would betray anyone to make a profit, who may be a ruthless killer? TOGETHER, THEY'RE TEMPTING FATE. The harder Cee Cee fights to clear Max's name, the more he pushes her away. He's protecting a dark truth that could blow the top off her investigation. And that means hiding his motives and lying to a woman who values truth above all. The woman who can save him . . . if he'll let her.