When tall, handsome US Marshall Raphael tells spirited five-foot-three floral designer Simone that he's her live-in bodyguard for the duration of a high-profile court case, the notion that opposites attract definitely applies. But while trying to stay busy and ignoring the magnetic pull of the hunky lawman, Simone discovers that sharing her home with a bodyguard stirs up a storm of longing. Soon, their burgeoning friendship brings intimacy and a night of uncontrollable passion. But will the morning after bring regrets...or a promise of forever?
Hailed by readers and booksellers alike as one of today's most popular African-American authors of women's fiction, Ms. Alers is a regular on bestsellers list, and has been a recipient of numerous awards, including the Vivian Stephens Award for Excellence in Romance Writing and a Zora Neale Hurston Literary Award. Visit her Web site www.rochellealers.com