She was both an important attorney and Senator Joseph Fair's daughter - a porcelain and gold beauty who worked among Washington's political elite. And when Ashley Fair joined her father's hectic Presidential campaign, her life took her to the very pinnacles of fame and power. Then she met Timothy Martin, the intriguing and darkly handsome police lieutenant assigned to protect her father. To Tim, Ashley was strictly off-limits, a woman from a world impossibly separated from his own by a chasm of class and money -- until the differences in their backgrounds dissolved in desire and their closeness drew them into the depths of an intoxicating passion. But in the shadows, danger was waiting for Ashley, sweeping her toward tragedy and the dark places of the heart where love becomes a torment..or the fulfillment of all dreams.
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She put her finger to his lips, and he kissed it.
Ashley moved her hand and touched his face, running her index finger over the hard line of his jaw.
"It's like a miracle to be able to touch you, after wanting it for so long," she whispered.
"You could always touch me," Tim said. "Anytime."
"If only it were that easy," she murmured, her eyes filling. "You'll lose your job if your captain finds out you were doing anything more than guarding me."
"What have I done?"
"Oh, Tim, don't be naive. This wasn't supposed to happen, and you know it." She bit her lip, her eyes searching his.
He reached for her and pulled her into his arms. When he kissed her, the satisfaction was so intense for both of them that they remained for a long time locked in a fierce embrace, like teenagers who are loath to lose contact for fear the magic may never happen again.
Then Tim finally lifted his head and Ashley buried her face against his shoulder.
"Come down to my room with me," he said huskily.