#1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan goes all in with this sexy romantic thriller set among the dangersâ€”both man-made and naturalâ€”of Nevadaâ€™s breathtaking landscape.
Vienna Mortenson isnâ€™t your typical gambler. She prefers to stay under the radar, using her poker winnings to support her family and her community, including the local search and rescue team, which she heads up. Out in the backcountry thereâ€™s no time for hesitation when lives are on the line. Vienna prides herself on being tough and decisive. Sheâ€™s not the sort to make a fool of herself over a guy, especially one who left her high and dry without a backward glance.
Zale Vizziniâ€™s job constantly puts him in harmâ€™s way. Working undercover and disappearing for months at a time isnâ€™t exactly a recipe for a stable relationship. Despite the challenges and the risks, Zale wants something real with Vienna. He just needed time to figure out how to be in her life without putting her in danger. Now, heâ€™s determined to win her back, and heâ€™s ready to lay all his cards on the table.
As their friendsâ€™ wedding approaches, Zale takes advantage of the festivities to make a play for Viennaâ€™s heart. But there are more deadly forces waiting to strike in the rugged terrain of Nevada and the western Sierras. Soon both of their lives are threatened, and the odds are stacked against them....