She had him handcuffed! Surely women had tried to detain him before, but had any gone to such extremes? No matter. Brittany Evans was determined to plead her case--from the beginning, when Michael Devlin had first appeared at the Percival School. He'd agreed: If his security company couldn't meet Brittany's high standards, he'd fill the job of school guard himself until a suitable replacement could be found. But the work was far more demanding--and Brittany far more fascinating--than he'd anticipated. She'd evaded him so successfully, he'd given up the chase. But even after a permanent guard had been found, how could Brittany have known she'd find Michael irreplaceable? And having sent him away with such certainty, could she now convince him that she wanted him back?