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Some desires are too dangerous toembrace.
As the owner of a flourishing Latin American crafts boutique, Karina Straussshould be basking in her success. Instead she's worried about her troubledsister, the girlfriend-and prisoner-of drug lord Carlos Moreno. Kari wants nopart of that life, but when she helps a friend cross into the United Statesillegally, two men on opposite sides of the law take notice: Moreno and AdamCortez, the handsome border protection officer who lets Kari off the hook. It'snot just Kari's tantalizing flash of skin that catches Adam's attention-herdrug cartel connections bring back the demons of his past.
Moreno demands that Kari smuggle a package for him in exchange for her sister'sfreedom. Adam also gets dangerously close, tempting her to surrender andfulfill her wildest desires. As Kari prepares for the drug run, dark secrets,violent criminals, and deadly consequences lurk around every corner. Butconcern for her sister drives Kari toward a terrifying act, despite Adam'swarnings, despite her overwhelming fears-and despite the odds against comingout alive.
JillSorenson's family moved from a small town inKansas to a suburb of San Diego when she was twelve. In the past twenty years,she hasn't lost her appreciation for sunny weather, her fascination with thePacific Ocean, or her love for Southern California culture. She still lives inSan Diego with her husband, Chris, and their two small children, and is happilyworking on her next novel.