Zack Richards knows he's asking for trouble. Trying to protect a member of the notorious Maddox family could get a man killed-even a battle-scarred, muscle-ripped alpha like Zack. But the woman who has captured his wildest fantasies is nothing like the rest of her power-hungry clan. She's innocent, beautiful, and has quickly become the one shining light in his dark, desperate world. The only woman worth fighting for�and dying for� Her name is Grace Maddox-and everybody knows that she is a marked woman. Targeted for her family's sins and hunted like a wild animal, Grace has no choice but to accept Zack's protection. In his arms, she finally feels safe. In his eyes, she sees an insatiable desire that mirrors her own. But the truth is dangerous-and could end up tearing them apart. Will surrendering to Zack end up being the biggest mistake of Grace's life?