Locke Channing was the hired gun given to Kelly Winfield to investigate theshady dealings at Forrester Stereo and video. Kelly has a secret to hide andLocke discovers. She can't hide from him and he plays both employee andseducer. She hopes Locke will fall into the employer-employee relationshipand soon be gone. Locke has no intention of failing to clean up the fraud atForrester Stereo. Nor does he intend to fail at seducing Kelly. Locke andKelly find a common interest in fencing, as they battle wits and kisses.Locke continues to baffle Kelly with his rocket fast shift from computernerd to woman-hungry male in one blink. Maybe it's his warlock green-silvereyes. Kelly knows the risk to her secret and her heart as she and Lockesolve the computer problem. All too soon he finds out Kelly's been doing alittle computer tampering herself. His solution shocks and tempts Kelly. Canshe agree to his terms and still resist this stranger she hopes will notbreak her heart. After all she certainly doesn't believe in love at firstsight. Does she?
Used availability for Jayne Castle's Relentless Adversary
February 1982 : USA Paperback