From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown comes a gripping story of family ties and forbidden attraction.
A Texas Ranger with a tarnished badge...
An enemy hell-bent on revenge...
And the female judge caught in the middle.
Texas Ranger Crawford Hunt has turned his life around, and now he wants his daughter back. Judge Holly Spencer is presiding over the custody case, and she's not sure about Crawford's chequered past.
Before she can render her decision, fate intervenes when a masked gunman bursts into the courtroom. Crawford saves Holly from a bullet - but his instinctive heroism only serves to underline his reckless nature.
Crawford is determined to protect the judge and catch the culprit. But if he doesn't toe the line, will he ever get his daughter back? And Holly must decide between staying professional... or giving in to the forbidden attraction between them.
Praise for Sandra Brown's novels: - -
Deadline is both a breathtaking and heartbreaking story; one that will stay with the reader long after the book is finished
Deft characterizations and eye for detail make this a winner...Satisfying, vintage Brown storytelling - Kirkus
Sexual tension fueled by mistrust between brash Denton and shy Bellamy smolders and sparks in teasing fashion throughout - Publishers Weekly
Hair-raising . . . a perfect mix of thriller and romantic suspense - USA Today