A woman tortured by her past and a man driven by his history—neither can deny their fierce attraction. The minute Tony Landry sees his legal opponent across the courtroom, he knows he has to have her. Kristine feels the instant heat as well, but this young prosecutor is determined to do what's right, and Tony's on the wrong side of this case—one of the ones who defend the scum responsible for her sister's death. When the barriers between them evaporate into a night of steamy passion neither can deny, Kristine promises herself it's just for one night—to get the infuriating man out of her system. But Tony has other plans... To win his heart's desire, he'll have to make the most compelling argument of his career—to Kristine. in his own defense.