Dr. Derek Mahoney had spent years keeping his libido at
bay, but sexy, sultry Kristin Gordon had his cool composure
at the breaking point. Once upon a time she'd been content
as nanny to his little girl, and now suddenly she was
looking for her own happily-ever-after — with him! And yet,
what was a man to do when a woman like Kristin flashed a
whole lotta leg and batted her long lashes in his direction?
Derek took a chance on what felt right! Holding Kristin in
his arms and having her in his bed was like an unquenchable
thirst. One he might never get tired of trying to satisfy...
but was he ready for the marriage ultimatum?
Kristin Gordon grew up loving her father's protege,
veterinarian Dr. Derek Mahoney. After his wife's death,
Kristin cared for Derek's young daughter until the day came
when Kristin realized that she was going to spend her life
loving Derek from the shadows if she didn't do something to
shake him up.
Derek Mahoney appreciated Kristin's help through his
bereavement and the difficulties of single parenting. But
he'd never permitted himself to see her as a woman until
the day she proposed. After that, he couldn't see anything
else but her feminine curves and and the warmth in her
In his zeal to dissuade Kristin from pursuing him, though,
he may have gone too far. He was finally be ready for the
marriage ultimatum . . . but could he convince Kristin to
give him another chance?