Leila Burns never thought she would wake up to the U.S. Marshal’s breaking into her house to execute a search warrant. Once she realizes they are looking for an ex-boyfriend that she hasn’t spoken to or seen in months she’s livid. She’s a law-abiding, taxpaying citizen who expects her hard earned money to go toward hiring competent public servants. Now if she could just get her libido in check so that she can give Supervisor Deputy U.S. Marshal Emilio Santiago a piece of her mind.
Emilio Santiago knows he shouldn’t be turned on by Leila’s verbal lashing, but the entire time she berates him and the task force team he’s a part of for acting on their bad intelligence, it’s all he can think about. She’s a gorgeous little spitfire that he wants to get to know better. Unfortunately she’s been linked a dangerous narcotics dealer who is wanted for attempted murder. Once he confirms that it is all just one big mix up, he’s free to pursue her. But just as things are going well between them Leila’s ex-boyfriend returns, threatening her safety. Then it becomes a matter of winning her heart while keeping her out of harm’s way becomes his main priority.