His worst mistake was walking away from her.... Quinn Brody ended things with sweet, sexy Athena when he learned she was a virgin. Their relationship was getting too serious and walking away seemed like the best plan. But Quinn has never been able to forget Athena. And when she gets a marketing job at Red Stone Security, it becomes impossible. Quinn wants a second chance, but Athena's not interested - even if the chemistry between them is off the charts. Now his past has come back to haunt him.... The man Quinn put behind bars has been released from prison and is out for blood. Quinn took years of the man's life and helped his abused wife flee so now the ex-con is hell-bent on using Athena to make Quinn pay. He'll do anything to protect her.... When Athena is sent to Vegas for a tradeshow Quinn volunteers to accompany her - to watch her back. But professional quickly turns personal when the threat to Athena escalates. Refusing to lose her again, Quinn will do anything to save her. Even if it means risking both his life and his heart.