#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a passionate story from the thrilling Night Tales series. The moment her eyes locked on Colt Nightshade, she knew he was trouble. But Lieutenant Althea Grayson prided herself on being in control, and she wouldn't let her new partner ruin that. The man was a renegade, respect for rules and the worst part was he got to her. The way he challenged Althea's thinking, stared right into her eyes and held her in his arms. What defense could her heart have when Nightshade didn't play fair?