Murder and mystery spark unexpected romance in this captivating new tale from New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Lowell Tanner is a hard-edged, big-city cop come home to the historic Davis family ranch to settle his uncle's estate. Shaye Townsend works for an environmental conservancy that acquires and protects old ranches-and she wants to preserve the Davis homestead. When the suspicious death of Tanner's uncle at his ranch throws the two opposites together, tempers flare and sparks fly. While they have trouble seeing eye-to-eye, Shaye and Tanner agree on one thing: They need to uncover the truth. Combining their unique skills, the unlikely pair share long nights in the pursuit of justice. Before they know it, the friction they generate turns to heat, igniting a love neither ever expected to find. And when Shaye becomes a killer's target, Tanner realizes he'd give up anything to protect her-including his life.