Secrets and LiesBook - 2007
She may be smart and beautiful, but she's also standing between him and a very lucrative item he needs to "recover" in this African-American love story that blends passion with action that is sure to thrill romance readers.
She just witnessed her uncle's murder, she's running for her life, and now Dr. Katelyn Lyda is face-to-face with a breathtaking man who could be her salvation. Tall, sexy, his eyes full of mysterious promises, he seems to have the answer she needs.
It's too bad Sebastian Caine is one of the bad guys . . .
A "recovery specialist" skilled at separating prized possessions from their owners, Sebastian is after an ancient relic. But he reconsiders the job when he finds himself staring at the wrong end of a gun. The beautiful lady with her finger on the trigger seems to have everything he needs--and not just the artifact. Sebastian's conscience has never bothered him before--but then he has never wanted any woman more.
With her life in jeopardy, Kat wonders how far she can trust Sebastian Caine . . . how long she can resist him . . . and dare she fall in love?