A Promise of Danger Delia Carson was only sixteen when she fled her hometown--running thousands of miles away from the deadly Texas tempest of lies and shadows that tore apart her family...and her aching love for smalltown bad boy Marsh North. But she never could escape. A Promise of Desire A New York judge with a reputation for toughness, Delia has tried to forget, but cannot. And now a family crisis is calling her home--back to the mystery, back to the shadows...back to North, the "bad boy" turned respected, prize-winnning journalist. But some things never change. Dark secrets long denied must finally be revealed. And a youthful passion interrupted but never destroyed must be rapturously reborn as adult love if Delia is to be truly free.