Violent reality had taught ex-cop Quinn Gallagher the folly of caring. Therefore, moving into gentle Laura Sutherland's guest cottage was a dangerous mistake. Laura's kindness shed light on the darkness of Quinn's soul--but there were shadows within him even he didn't dare face.
To Laura, Quinn was more than just another member of her eccentric "family" of boarders. His gray eyes held a world of suffering. His rough tenderness stirred her to startling passion. Laura's instincts warned her that this man could hurt her like no other . . . unless her love could heal his pain.