"For homicide detective Ronan Cavanaugh O'Bannon, this time it's personal&and totally baffling! The body of a police friend is found executed in the same manner as rival gang members. There's no progress in finding Aurora's serial killer&until Sierra Carlyle joins the team. The perky young newbie is as chatty and extroverted as Ronan is taciturn and closed off. Frankly, she irritates him, but she's a brilliant, relentless investigator. Working together, facing danger, Sierra's warmth begins to thaw Ronan's iciness. But acting on their undeniable attraction proves unwise now. There's a killer to find and stop&before he sets his sights on a Cavanaugh!"--Back cover.