As a second generation detective, Nathan Carter is a cop, through and through, one who definitely sees things in black and white. But his work ethic--and libido--are thrown off balance when he heads up the case against jewel thief, Regan Malloy. Because with one sizzling look, she's got him hot and hard. And he's been that way, ever since. Growing up, Regan's favorite hobby was learning to crack safes, and she was very, very good at it. Still, she'd always tried to keep to the straight and narrow, and only strayed when she believed a friend was in desperate straits. Now she's out of prison and starting over. If only she could forget that she'd spent the last three years fantasizing about the stunningly gorgeous detective who locked her away. It's inevitable that they meet up again--in bars, hotels...and hotel beds. Despite their differences, they can't keep their hands off each other. Still, it's just desire. If they give it enough time, it'll burn itself out. Because a good boy and a bad girl can't possibly make it work. Can they?