He’d been a top-notch cop until a fire forced Parker Kilpatrick out of uniform and into the healing hands of nurse Grace Gardener. Grace’s bedside manner and haunting blue eyes pulled at every protective string in Parker’s body — and threatened to soften his famously gruff facade. Then Grace was attacked, trusting them both into the line of fire. As Parker learned more about Grace’s past, new clues inextricably linked a cold case to the recent violence on Nighthawk Island. Now the enemy had left Parker no choice but to put his beloved job on the line…and break every rule to keep an innocent — and irresistible — woman safe.