Who would have thought that the witness protection program could spark a romance?
The witness protection program has strict rules about romance, especially a romance between the top agent and one of her witnesses, but that didn’t seem to stop Alexandra Hunter. She’d never met a man like Gabriel Elliott. Can they find a way to bend those rules? Can Lexi give in to the feelings that Gabe inspires so easily? Will they be able to have their own happily ever after?
He was nothing like she'd thought he would be. He didn't portray the arrogance or the front she’d dealt with before. She wanted him to need her more than she needed him, though. Lying in that hospital bed, he was half-asleep, the bandages on his body tinged with blood. He looked younger than the picture she had in her file. He looked vulnerable, and it touched a side of her she'd always been careful not to let get involved at work.
"Mr. Elliott?" she asked softly, seeing his eyes open. He gazed at her as if he wasn't sure who she was or what she wanted.
"You're not supposed to be in here," he said, his voice slightly drowsy and baffled.
She smiled. "Mr. Elliott, I believe you've been told about me. I'm Alexandra Hunter. I'm here to protect you and help you make the transition. I'll be with you until we get you through trial, and then we'll get you set up in a new life."
"You are going to protect me?"