Jolie Quinn is a woman in charge. Her no-nonsense attitude
has made her a rising star in the fashion world and her brand a household name
among the Dallas elite. Nothing will stop her from achieving her goals—not even
the gorgeous British security contractor who seems just as interested in seeing
her personal assets as he is in protecting her professional ones.
After a tragedy left him broken, Heath Powell made a rule of
staying unattached. But Jolie challenges him in a way he can’t ignore, and he
isn’t used to backing down from a confrontation—especially when the reward for
winning could feel so good. As passion blazes between them, the stubborn,
confident beauty arouses more than his desire. She touches his heart.
When a mysterious enemy threatens Jolie and her company,
Heath is the only person Jolie can trust to help. But working with him to save
her business might put her dangerously at risk of falling in love…
Shayla Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling
author of more than fifty novels. For over fifteen years, she’s written
contemporary, erotic, paranormal, and historical romances via traditional,
independent, foreign, and audio publishers. Her books have sold millions of
copies and been published in a dozen languages.
Raised an only child, Shayla occupied herself with lots of
daydreaming, much to the chagrin of her teachers. In college, she found her
love for reading and realized that she could have a career publishing the
stories spinning in her imagination. Though she graduated with a degree in
Marketing/Advertising and embarked on a stint in corporate America to pay the
bills, her heart has always been with her characters. She’s thrilled that she’s
been living her dream as a full-time author for the past seven years.
Shayla currently lives in North Texas with her wonderfully
supportive husband, her teenage daughter, and a very spoiled cat. In her “free”
time, she enjoys reality TV, reading, and listening to an eclectic blend of