A strange flash of elemental recognition arced between them. The shock wasstaggering. Kendra Loring gasped as she met the full force of Case Garrett'snight-dark gaze. Yet they had never met! And once she finished her business,she promised herself they would never meet again. Danger and darkness lurkedjust beneath the glittering surface of the elegant Lake Tahoe casino. Kendrahad sworn that no man would ever take advantage of her again. If she letherself go, if she fell under his mesmerizing spell for just one minute, thestakes would be impossibly high, and she would be gambling far more than shecould afford to lose.
May 1982 : USA Paperback