- Publisher: Bantam Books (Loveswepts)
- ISBN: 0-553-21877-8
- Published: February 1, 1988
Stacy Conklin was definitely down on hunks. She’d once been married to a gorgeous, heartless man, and it had taught her that safe was what she wanted… and that no man was what she needed right now. She didn’t count on a handsome rogue of a new neighbor moving in — a man who’d vowed to keep his single state a secret… until he met the adorable vixen next door!
Kipp Palmer was the perfect devil-may-care hero for her secret dreams, but Stacy saw trouble written in his blue eyes — and she wasn’t buying! The wildly clever ruse she devised to keep the dashing surgeon’s hands off her worked for a while, but it only made her wonder how those strong and gentle hands would feel on her body. When Kipp finally took her in his arms, the teasing tricks they’d played with pleasure were swept away by sizzling passion — feelings that threatened to overwhelm them both.
Now trusting what they felt would be the real test….