Right in front of her eyes? Former bounty hunter Marc DiLeo is not the guy social worker Courtney Gerard wants helping her. But finding a kid who's been missing for a long time takes priority over her personal preferences. And if anyone can locate the child, Marc can?even with his injury. So she'll overlook his attitude. As they follow cold leads together, Courtney glimpses beneath his tough exterior to something surprising?caring, compassion?vulnerability. That softer side proves more irresistible than his good looks. An unexpected?and unexpectedly intense?attraction flares between them, making her wonder why she never saw this before. Suddenly the man she was determined to avoid is the only man she wants close!