Jake Wolfe has a dark past and a criminal record. At the age of 27 he thinks it might be time to put all that behind him and make a fresh start. But when a strawberry-blond chef who looks like an angel serves him a slice of her warm apple pie, he notices an unmistakable bruise around her left eye and knows exactly what caused it. Can Jake handle this new obsession and control his lust long enough to save her without destroying her?
Sugar Malone spends every waking moment cooking, baking and working to make her new restaurant among the best in New York City. But when her mother’s fifth husband becomes abusive, she runs – literally – straight into the arms of the gorgeous dark-eyed stranger who could turn out to be either the devil or a saint. Is Jake Wolfe the dangerous convict she’s read about, or the white knight lover she never expected to find?