THE AGENT: Conrad Burke, alias Connor Ducharme
HIS MOTTO: "Always work alone."
THE ASSIGNMENTAND COMPLICATION: Team up with one headstrong, pregnant woman to catch a criminal .
With a resolve as cold as steel and a thirst for vengeance, U.S. marshal-turned-Confidential-agent Conrad Burke tracked his quarry like a Wild West hero of old. Until the trail led to his downfallthe one woman he'd always loved. Marilyn Langworthy, billionaire's daughterand after one reckless night, mother of Con's unborn child. His quest placed her in jeopardy. But although the mobster he sought took no prisoners, only Marilyn had the key to bring the man down. Now Con would move heaven and earth to keep Marilyn safe .