Naomi Cross knew evil. She’d felt its presence when her daughter disappeared, years ago, and she felt it stalking her now. But this time, danger drove her into the strong, sheltering arms of the one man who could help her—Alex DeWitt. The man whose cherished daughter might be Naomi’s child. He was handsome as sin, and just as irresistible. And when he heard her desperate claim, Alex shocked Naomi with a wild proposal of his own. Naomi needed protection; Alex needed a wife. Together they could uncover the dark secrets of the past—and start the long journey home to paradise.