Hank "handsome as sin" Tyler is all that stands between Melody Thompson and the wrath of her sister's killer. The lonely widower--formerly a rancher--makes a perfect hunk of a bodyguard but leaves much to be desired as boyfriend material. With a precocious eight-year-old daughter to raise, he's sworn off love and marriage. Which is fine with Melody, who intends to go back to her life in Chicago. Besides, romance would distract them from catching the killer. But as days go by, the leads are few, the danger grave, the desire ...

Natural-Born Protector 2008, Harlequin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780373275977

Original edition

Mass-market paperback